Tetraonidae

plural noun
Tet·​ra·​on·​i·​dae | \ˌte‧trəˈänəˌdē\

Definition of Tetraonidae 

: a variously limited family of birds (order Galliformes) that is usually restricted to those grouses which have the tarsi and nostrils feathered

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History and Etymology for Tetraonidae

New Latin, from Tetraon-, Tetrao, type genus + -idae

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