pheasant

bird accounted a beast of the warren
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Pheasant

Catreus Chrysolophus Crossoptilon Ithaginis Lophura Phasianus Polyplectron Pucrasia Rheinardia Pheasant (t) refers to several genera within the subfamily Phasianinae, of the family Phasianidae in the order Galliformes. Pheasants are characterised by strong sexual dimorphism, males being highly ornate with bright colours and adornments such as watt...
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pheasant

1. <ornithology> Any one of numerous species of large gallinaceous birds of the genus Phasianus, and many other genera of the family Phasianidae, found chiefly in Asia. ... The common, or English, pheasant (Phasianus Colchicus) is now found over most of temperate Europe, but was introduced from Asia. The ring-necked pheasant (P. Torquatus) an...
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pheasant

noun large long-tailed gallinaceous bird native to the Old World but introduced elsewhere
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Pheasant

Pheas'ant noun [ Middle English fesant , fesaunt , Old French faisant , faisan , French faisan , Latin phasianus , Greek ... (sc. ...) the Phasian bird, pheasant, from ... a river in Colchis or Pontus.] 1. (Zoology) Any one of numerous species ...
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Pheasant

A medium-sized game bird related to the partridge and the quail. The female's flesh is plumper, juicier, and more tender. Farm-raised birds have a somewhat milder flavor than wild varieties.
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pheasant

any bird of the family Phasianidae (order Galliformes) that is larger than a quail or partridge. Most pheasants—some 50 species in about 16 genera ... [1 related articles]
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pheasant

Any of various large, colourful Asiatic fowls of the family Phasianidae, order Galliformes, which also includes grouse, quail, and turkey. The typical pheasants are in the genus Phasianus, which has two species: the Japanese pheasant, P. versicolor, found in Japan, and the Eurasian ring-necked or common...
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pheasant

bird accounted a beast of the warren
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Pheasant

HMS Pheasant was a British modified Black Swan Class sloop of 1430 tons displacement launched in 1942. HMS Pheasant was powered by two 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 20 knots and carried a complement of 192. She was armed with six 4 inch dual purpose guns and eight 2 pdr anti-aircraft guns.
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Pheasant

Pheasant was British army Second World War slang for the 17/25 pdr anti-tank gun.
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pheasant

pheasant, common name for some members of a family (Phasianidae) of henlike birds related to the grouse and including the Old World partridge, the peacock, various domestic and jungle fowls, and the true pheasants (genus Phasianus). Pheasants are characterized by their wattled heads and long tails a...
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Pheasant

The pheasant (Phasianus colchicus) is a semi-domesticated ground nesting bird of the family Phasianidae, which lives in woods and thick covert. The nest is a hollow in the ground, lined with a little grass and leaves, and usually concealed in close covert or a hedge.
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pheasant

[n] - (game bird) flesh of a pheasant 2. [n] - large long-tailed gallinaceous bird native to the Old World but introduced elsewhere
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