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capercaillie  (ˌkæpəˈkeɪljɪ or capercailzie  (ˌkæpəˈkeɪljɪ ; -ˈkeɪlzɪ) 

Definitions

noun

  1. a large European woodland grouse, Tetrao urogallus, having a black plumage and fan-shaped tail in the male

Word Origin

C16: from Scottish Gaelic capull coille horse of the woods

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