Definition of Centrocercus urophasianus

1. Noun. Large grouse of sagebrush regions of North America.

Exact synonyms: Sage Grouse, Sage Hen
Generic synonyms: Grouse
Group relationships: Centrocercus, Genus Centrocercus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centrocercus Urophasianus

Central Thai
Central Time
Central Valley
Central provinces
Centralian
Centranthus
Centranthus ruber
Centrarchidae
Centre
Centre for International Crime Prevention
Centre of the Universe
Centrelink
Centres for Disease Control
Centriscidae
Centrocercus
Centrocercus urophasianus
Centrocestus
Centrolobium
Centrolobium robustum
Centropistes striata
Centropomidae
Centropomus
Centropristis
Centropristis philadelphica
Centropus
Centropus phasianinus
Centropus sinensis
Centrosema
Centrosema virginianum

Literary usage of Centrocercus urophasianus

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1872)
"... though not often seen in the latitude of Kansas, east of the Rocky Mountains. Perhaps for centrocercus urophasianus the writer meant to have written ..."

2. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1921)
"centrocercus urophasianus (Bonap.). SAGE GROUSE. Adult male. — Upper parts mottled gray or buffy, irregularly spotted or barred with black or brownish; ..."

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