Definition of Moorbird

1. Noun. Reddish-brown grouse of upland moors of Great Britain.

Exact synonyms: Lagopus Scoticus, Moor-bird, Moorfowl, Moorgame, Red Grouse
Generic synonyms: Ptarmigan
Specialized synonyms: Moorhen, Moorcock



Definition of Moorbird

1. Noun. The red grouse. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moorbird

moony
moop
mooped
mooping
moops
moor
moor-bird
moor berry
moor macaque
moorable
moorage
moorages
moorball
moorband
moorbird (current term)
moorbirds
moorcock
moorcocks
moored
mooreite
moorer
moorers
mooress
moorfowl
moorfowls
moorgame
moorhen
moorhens
moorhouseite

Literary usage of Moorbird

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1. And Shall Trelawney Die? ; And, The Mist on the Moors: Being Romances of the by Joseph Hocking (1897)
"'Tes nothin' but a heron, or a moorbird of some soart," he growled. " Knock the neck off the bottle, Bill." In another second Hugh smelt a strange odour, ..."

2. And Shall Trelawney Die? ; And, The Mist on the Moors: Being Romances of the by Joseph Hocking (1897)
"'Tes nothin' but a heron, or a moorbird of some soart," he growled. " Knock the neck off the bottle, Bill." In another second Hugh smelt a strange odour, ..."

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