1. [ noun ] (game bird) flesh of any of various grouse of the family Tetraonidae; usually roasted; flesh too dry to broil
Related terms: wildfowl game_bird
2. [ verb ] complain
Synonyms: holler beef bellyache squawk crab gripe

"What was he hollering about?"

Related terms: complain gripe whiner crab
3. [ verb ] hunt grouse
Related terms: fowl
4. [ noun ] (zoology,game bird) popular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and feet
Related terms: game_bird capercaillie ruffed_grouse ptarmigan spruce_grouse sage_grouse black_grouse sharp-tailed_grouse prairie_chicken covey Tetraonidae
Similar spelling:   Grus