meaning of capercailzie

capercailzie meaning in General Dictionary

A species of black Old World grouse Tetrao uragallus of large size and good taste found in north Europe and previously in Scotland called in addition cock of woods and horse of lumber

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  • big black colored old-world grouse
  • Alt. of Capercally

Sentence Examples with the word capercailzie

In the coniferous forests the black grouse, hazel grouse and willow grouse, capercailzie and woodcock are the principal game birds; the crane is found in marshy clearings, birds of prey are numerous, and the Siberian jay in the north and the common jay in the south are often heard.

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