Oreophasis

noun Oreo·pha·sis

Definition of Oreophasis

  1. :  a genus of curassows including the mountain curassow

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Origin and Etymology of oreophasis

New Latin, from ore- + Greek Phasis, a river (now Rion) in Colchis (now western Georgia, U.S.S.R.), the etymon of Greek phasianos pheasant


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