Meaning of sharp-tailed grouse

sharp'-tailed grouse'

Pronunciation: (shärp'tāld"), [key]
  1. a grouse, Pedioecetes phasianellus, of prairies and open forests of western North America, similar in size to the prairie chicken but with a more pointed tail. Also called
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