1. [syn: European black grouse, heathfowl, Lyrurus tetrix]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
heathfowl \heathfowl\, heath fowl \heath fowl\n.
A large Northern European black grouse (Lyrurus tetrix
formerly Tetrao tetrix) with a lyre-shaped tail; it is also
called heath grouse, black game, black grouse, heath
poult, heath fowl, and moor fowl. See heath grouse
under heath, above.
Syn: European black grouse, Lyrurus tetrix.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: large northern European grouse that is black with a lyre-
shaped tail [syn: European black grouse, heathfowl,