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☆ an extinct New England grouse (Tympanuchus cupido cupido)
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A subspecies of the prairie chicken (Tympanuchus cupido subsp. cupido) that became extinct in eastern North America during the first part of the 20th century.