Definition of Prairie fowl
1. Noun. Brown mottled North American grouse of western prairies.
Generic synonyms: Grouse
Group relationships: Genus Tympanuchus, Tympanuchus
Specialized synonyms: Greater Prairie Chicken, Tympanuchus Cupido, Lesser Prairie Chicken, Tympanuchus Pallidicinctus, Heath Hen, Tympanuchus Cupido Cupido
Lexicographical Neighbors of Prairie Fowl
Literary usage of Prairie fowl
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Prairie and Forest: A Description of the Game of North America, with by Parker Gillmore (1874)
"The prairie fowl are very erratic in their habits, and the situations in which they abound one season may be almost entirely deserted the next. ..."