1. moorhen

noun. female red grouse.


  • moorbird
  • moorfowl
  • Lagopus scoticus
  • moor-bird
  • moorgame

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2. moorhen

noun. black gallinule that inhabits ponds and lakes.


  • genus Gallinula
  • swamphen
  • marsh hen
  • gallinule
  • water hen
  • Gallinula

Example sentences of the word moorhen

1. Noun, singular or mass
There are other hunting sites that permit hunting for ducks, geese, snipe, coots and moorhen as long as you have a refuge hunting permit.