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grouse

a group of related species of game birds in the family Tetraonidae. They are the red grouse (Lagopus scoticus), wood grouse (Tetrao urogallus), black grouse (Lyrurus tetrix), ruffed grouse (Bonasas umbellus), sage grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) and the prairie chickens (Tympanuchus spp.).

grouse disease
see trichostrongylustenuis.
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Let history show that the Couch Grousers fiddled while Cairo burned.
Flexible rubber belts replace hinged steel grousers as traction devices on a new agricultural tractor.
One of Harbin's three M4s had inverted grousers that dug into the frozen trail and got traction.
The two young dogs were already showing superior bird-finding ability and cautious-approach behavior traits-sure signs they would soon be counted among the top grousers in the southern Appalachains.
We grousers are accused of kneejerk "oppositionism" and "criticism of whatever initiatives come from labor's leadership" at the new AFL-CIO.
The five consumer groups are (1) True-Blue Greens, (2) Greenback Greens, (3) Sprouts, (4) Grousers, and (5) Basic Browns.
Less than half of the Grousers have, while only a quarter of Basic Browns say they have seen such labels.
Wider tracks with deep grousers offer the most traction for heavy digging in softer ground conditions.
Limited Tenders are invited for Service Repair And Calibration Of Two Grousers T-273 (Earth Fault Locator).
When it was time to mow hay, for instance, wood blocks that were higher than the grousers were bolted to the track pads to protect fields from being torn up during turns.
Set the base across two adjacent grousers and measure down lo the plate on the D7s and D8s.