blackcock

noun

black·​cock ˈblak-ˌkäk How to pronounce blackcock (audio)
chiefly British
: black grouse
specifically : the male black grouse

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of blackcock was in the 15th century

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“Blackcock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blackcock. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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