Lady Amherst's pheasant

Lady Am·​herst's pheasant | \ -ˈam(ˌ)ərs(t)s-\

Definition of Lady Amherst's pheasant

: a pheasant (Chrysolophus amherstiae) native to western China and Tibet and having a green crown, red crest, and black-barred white cape and a white breast and abdomen

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First Known Use of Lady Amherst's pheasant

1844, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Lady Amherst's pheasant

after Sarah E. Lady Amherst †1876 British amateur naturalist

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