Tetrao

noun
Tet·​rao | \ˈte‧trəˌō, -rēˌō\

Definition of Tetrao 

: a genus (the type of the family Tetraonidae) of grouses now restricted to the capercaillie and closely related forms

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History and Etymology for Tetrao

New Latin, from Latin, heath cock, moorfowl, from Greek tetraōn (turtledove)

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