Elliot's pheasant

noun El·liot's pheasant \ˈelēəts-, -lyəts-\

Definition of Elliot's pheasant

  1. :  a large brilliantly colored barred pheasant (Syrmaticus ellioti) native to southeastern China where it is highly regarded as a game bird and extensively bred elsewhere as an ornamental

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Origin and Etymology of elliot's pheasant

probably after Daniel G. Elliot †1915 American zoologist

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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