hazel hen

noun

Definition of hazel hen

: a European woodland grouse (Bonasa bonasia) related to the ruffed grouse

called also hazel grouse

First Known Use of hazel hen

1661, in the meaning defined above

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“Hazel hen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hazel%20hen. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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