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grouse in Birds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgrousegrouse1 /Ι‘raʊs/ noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 grouse.jpg [countable, uncountable] (plural grouse)HBB a small bird that is hunted and shot for food and sport, or the flesh of this bird πŸ”Š the grouse shooting season πŸ”Š roast grouse2 [countable] informalCOMPLAIN a complaint πŸ”Š His main grouse is that he isn’t paid enough.
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grouseβ€’ Meanwhile, a grouse landed in an apple tree beside me, then flew down to the ground and walked away.β€’ It is the same for sage grouse.β€’ This recipe works well with any of the small birds-quail, squab, grouse.β€’ Throughout the day the grouse drums in the woods, and the woodcock performs its exuberant ritual at dawn and dusk.β€’ As we walked, grouse rose from the heather, calling out in alarm, .