capercaillie


cap·er·cail·lie

noun \ˌka-pər-ˈkā-lē, -ˈkāl-yē\
plural cap·er·caillie or cap·er·cailzies also cap·er·caillies or cap·er·cailzie

Definition of CAPERCAILLIE

:  a very large European grouse (Tetrao urogallus) of hilly coniferous woodlands

Variants of CAPERCAILLIE

cap·er·cail·lie or cap·er·cail·zie \-ˈkāl-zē\

Origin of CAPERCAILLIE

Scottish Gaelic capalcoille, literally, horse of the woods
First Known Use: 1536

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