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Silver pheasant
Silver Sil"ver, a. 1. Of or pertaining to silver; made of silver; as, silver leaf; a silver cup. 2. Resembling silver. Specifically: (a) Bright; resplendent; white. ``Silver hair.' --Shak. Others, on silver lakes and rivers, bathed Their downy breast. --Milton. (b) Precious; costly. (c) Giving a clear, ringing sound soft and clear. ``Silver voices.' --Spenser. (d) Sweet; gentle; peaceful. ``Silver slumber.' --Spenser. American silver fir (Bot.), the balsam fir. See under Balsam. Silver age (Roman Lit.), the latter part (a. d. 14-180) of the classical period of Latinity, -- the time of writers of inferior purity of language, as compared with those of the previous golden age, so-called. Silver-bell tree (Bot.), an American shrub or small tree (Halesia tetraptera) with white bell-shaped flowers in clusters or racemes; the snowdrop tree. Silver bush (Bot.), a shrubby leguminous plant (Anthyllis Barba-Jovis) of Southern Europe, having silvery foliage. Silver chub (Zo["o]l.), the fallfish. Silver eel. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The cutlass fish. (b) A pale variety of the common eel. Silver fir (Bot.), a coniferous tree (Abies pectinata) found in mountainous districts in the middle and south of Europe, where it often grows to the height of 100 or 150 feet. It yields Burgundy pitch and Strasburg turpentine. Silver foil, foil made of silver. Silver fox (Zo["o]l.), a variety of the common fox (Vulpes vulpes, variety argenteus) found in the northern parts of Asia, Europe, and America. Its fur is nearly black, with silvery tips, and is highly valued. Called also black fox, and silver-gray fox. Silver gar. (Zo["o]l.) See Billfish (a) . Silver grain (Bot.), the lines or narrow plates of cellular tissue which pass from the pith to the bark of an exogenous stem; the medullary rays. In the wood of the oak they are much larger than in that of the beech, maple, pine, cherry, etc. Silver grebe (Zo["o]l.), the red-throated diver. See Illust. under Diver. Silver hake (Zo["o]l.), the American whiting. Silver leaf, leaves or sheets made of silver beaten very thin. Silver lunge (Zo["o]l.), the namaycush. Silver moonfish.(Zo["o]l.) See Moonfish (b) . Silver moth (Zo["o]l.), a lepisma. Silver owl (Zo["o]l.), the barn owl. Silver perch (Zo["o]l.), the mademoiselle, 2. Silver pheasant (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of beautiful crested and long-tailed Asiatic pheasants, of the genus Euplocamus. They have the tail and more or less of the upper parts silvery white. The most common species (E. nychtemerus) is native of China. Silver plate, domestic utensils made of silver.

Meaning of Silver pheasant from wikipedia

- The silver pheasant (Lophura nycthemera) is a species of pheasant found in forests, mainly in mountains, of mainland Southeast Asia, and eastern and southern...
- Crawfurd's kalij pheasant (L. l. crawfurdi) Lineated kalij pheasant (L. l. lineata) Silver pheasant (L. nycthemera) Imperial pheasant (L. imperialis) Edward's...
- subspecies of the kalij pheasant and others as subspecies of the silver pheasant. They have greyish legs as in the kalij pheasant, but their plumage is...
- The common pheasant (Phasi**** colchicus) is a bird in the pheasant family (Phasianidae). The genus name comes from Latin phasi****, "pheasant". The species...
- The golden pheasant (Chrysolophus pictus), also known as the Chinese pheasant, and rainbow pheasant, is a gamebird of the order Galliformes (gallinaceous...
- blood pheasant (Ithaginis cruentus) is the only species in genus Ithaginis of the pheasant family. It is a relatively small, short-tailed pheasant that...
- actually a cross of Edwards's pheasant and the silver pheasant (L. nycthemera subsp. annamensis) , a hybrid. The imperial pheasant is a dark blue, medium-sized...
- The Mikado pheasant (Syrmaticus mikado) is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. Sometimes considered...
- The cheer pheasant (Catreus wallichii), also known as Wallich's pheasant, is a vulnerable species of the pheasant family, Phasianidae. It is the only...
- The green pheasant (Phasi**** versicolor), also known as ****anese green pheasant, is an omnivorous bird native to the ****anese archipelago, to which it...
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