Definition of pheasant. Meaning of pheasant. Synonyms of pheasant

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Definition of pheasant

pheasant
Ruffed Ruffed, a. Furnished with a ruff. Ruffed grouse (Zo["o]l.), a North American grouse (Bonasa umbellus) common in the wooded districts of the Northern United States. The male has a ruff of brown or black feathers on each side of the neck, and is noted for the loud drumming sound he makes during the breeding season. Called also tippet grouse, partridge, birch partridge, pheasant, drummer, and white-flesher. ruffed lemur (Zo["o]l.), a species of lemur (lemur varius) having a conspicuous ruff on the sides of the head. Its color is varied with black and white. Called also ruffed maucaco.
Pheasant
Pheasant Pheas"ant, n. [OE. fesant, fesaunt, OF. faisant, faisan, F. faisan, L. phasianus, Gr. ? (sc. ?) the Phasian bird, pheasant, fr. ? a river in Colchis or Pontus.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of large gallinaceous birds of the genus Phasianus, and many other genera of the family Phasianid[ae], found chiefly in Asia.

Meaning of pheasant from wikipedia

- Pheasants (/ˈfɛzənt/) are birds of several genera within the subfamily Phasianinae, of the family Phasianidae in the order Galliformes. Though they can...
- 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...
- Pheasant is a bird of one of several genera within the subfamily Phasianinae, family Phasianidae, order Galliformes. Pheasant may also refer to: Common...
- The green pheasant (Phasi**** versicolor), also known as the ****anese green pheasant, is an omnivorous bird native to the ****anese archipelago, to which...
- The kalij pheasant (Lophura leucomelanos) is a pheasant found in forests and thickets, especially in the Himalayan foothills, from ****stan to western...
- Chinese pheasant can refer to any pheasant species originally native to China. Usually it means either: Common pheasant (Phasi**** colchicus) which including...
- Pheasant Island (French: Île des Faisans/Île de la Conférence, Spanish: Isla de los Faisanes, Basque: Konpantzia) is an uninhabited river island in the...
- The Mikado pheasant (Syrmaticus mikado) is a gamebird in the pheasant family Phasianidae of the order Galliformes, gallinaceous birds. Sometimes considered...
- The pea****-pheasants are a bird genus, Polyplectron, of the family Phasianidae, consisting of eight species. They are colored incon****uously, relying...
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