Definition of woodgrouse in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwo͝odɡrous/


A grouse that frequents woodlands, especially a capercaillie, spruce grouse, or willow grouse.
Example sentences
  • There is a also a woodgrouse on display in the Naturehall.
  • But you know, it's like the Russians always say, ‘Better a dove on the plate than a woodgrouse in the mating place’.
  • Cevennes national Park has reintroduced red deer, beaver, griffon vulture and tried the reintroduction of woodgrouse.

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Syllabification: wood·grouse

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