blackcock

noun
black·​cock | \ ˈblak-ˌkäk How to pronounce blackcock (audio) \

Definition of blackcock

chiefly British
: black grouse specifically : the male black grouse

First Known Use of blackcock

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Blackcock.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blackcock. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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