Definition of willow grouse in English:

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willow grouse

Pronunciation: /ˈwilō ɡrous/

noun

Another term for willow ptarmigan.
Example sentences
  • A white willow grouse on white snow is difficult to spot; you may only see it when it takes off.
  • Then you can hunt for capercaillies, black grouses, hazel grouses and willow grouses.
  • Several species have been protected by legislation owing to their small numbers, among them are the beavers, red deer, and willow grouses.

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Syllabification: wil·low grouse

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