Definition of Centrocercus urophasianus
1. Noun. Large grouse of sagebrush regions of North America.
Generic synonyms: Grouse
Group relationships: Centrocercus, Genus Centrocercus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Centrocercus Urophasianus
Literary usage of Centrocercus urophasianus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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; ..."