Definition of Lyrurus tetrix

1. Noun. Large northern European grouse that is black with a lyre-shaped tail.

Exact synonyms: European Black Grouse, Heathfowl
Generic synonyms: Black Grouse



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lyrurus Tetrix

Lyonia
Lyonia ligustrina
Lyonia lucida
Lyonia mariana
Lyonnais
Lyonnaise sauce
Lyons
Lyotardian
Lyra
Lyrid
Lyrids
Lyrurus
Lyrurus mlokosiewiczi
Lyrurus tetrix
Lys
Lysander
Lysenko
Lysenkoism
Lysenkoist
Lysenkoists
Lysenkoite
Lysenkoites
Lysichiton
Lysichiton americanum
Lysichitum
Lysiloma
Lysiloma bahamensis
Lysiloma latisiliqua

Literary usage of Lyrurus tetrix

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1. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe, British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology (1893)
"Œ/V. Ak. Forh. 1891, p. 196. etc. p. 91, pi. xvi. (1887.). Hybrid between Lyrurus tetrix and Phasianus colchicus. ..."

2. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1897)
"Only two species of Lyrurus are known, our own Black Grouse, and L. mlokosiewiczi of the Caucasus Mountains. I. THE BLACK GROUSE. lyrurus tetrix. ..."

3. The Natural History of the Birds of Great Britain and Ireland. by William Jardine (1842)
"Tetras birkhan, Temm—lyrurus tetrix, Smain.—Black Grouse or Black Cock. — Grey Hen of British authors.—This species is pretty generally spread over Europe, ..."

4. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"... between lyrurus tetrix and Lagopus. Ogilvie-Grant, WE Guide to the Gallery of Birds, British Museum (Natural History)—A descriptive account of the ..."

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