ptarmigan

Definitions of ptarmigan
  1. noun
    large Arctic and subarctic grouse with feathered feet and usually white winter plumage
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    types:
    Lagopus scoticus, moor-bird, moorbird, moorfowl, moorgame, red grouse
    reddish-brown grouse of upland moors of Great Britain
    moorhen
    female red grouse
    moorcock
    male red grouse
    type of:
    grouse
    popular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and feet
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