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Pheasant vs. Grouse

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Pheasantnoun

A bird of family Phasianidae, often hunted for food.

Grousenoun

Any of various game birds of the family Tetraonidae which inhabit temperate and subarctic regions of the northern hemisphere.

Pheasantnoun

Any one of numerous species of large gallinaceous birds of the genus Phasianus, and many other genera of the family Phasianidæ, found chiefly in Asia.

Grousenoun

A cause for complaint.

Pheasantnoun

The ruffed grouse.

Grouseverb

To seek or shoot grouse.

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Pheasantnoun

large long-tailed gallinaceous bird native to the Old World but introduced elsewhere

Grouseverb

To complain or grumble.

Pheasantnoun

flesh of a pheasant; usually braised

Grouseadjective

Excellent.

β€˜I had a grouse day.’; β€˜That food was grouse.’;

Pheasantnoun

a large long-tailed game bird native to Asia, the male of which typically has very showy plumage.

Grouse

Any of the numerous species of gallinaceous birds of the family Tetraonidæ, and subfamily Tetraoninæ, inhabiting Europe, Asia, and North America. They have plump bodies, strong, well-feathered legs, and usually mottled plumage. The group includes the ptarmigans (Lagopus), having feathered feet.

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Pheasant

Pheasants () are birds of several genera within the subfamily Phasianinae, of the family Phasianidae in the order Galliformes. Though they can be found world over in introduced (and captive) populations, the pheasant genera native range is restricted to Asia.

Grouseverb

To seek or shoot grouse.

Grouseverb

To complain or grumble; as, employees grousing about their incompetent boss.

Grousenoun

flesh of any of various grouse of the family Tetraonidae; usually roasted; flesh too dry to broil

Grousenoun

popular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and feet

Grouseverb

hunt grouse

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Grouseverb

complain;

β€˜What was he hollering about?’;

Grouse

Grouse are a group of birds from the order Galliformes, in the family Phasianidae. Grouse are frequently assigned to the subfamily Tetraoninae or tribe Tetraonini (formerly the family Tetraonidae), a classification supported by mitochondrial DNA sequence studies, and applied by the American Ornithologists' Union, ITIS, and others.

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