Lesser-prairie-chicken



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noun
1.
either of two North American gallinaceous birds of western prairies, Tympanuchus cupido (greater prairie chicken) or T. pallidicinctus (lesser prairie chicken) having rufous, brown, black, and white plumage.
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noun
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either of two mottled brown-and-white grouse, Tympanuchus cupido or T. pallidicinctus, of North America

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