Phasianidae

plural noun Pha·si·an·i·dae \-ˈanəˌdē\

Definition of Phasianidae

  1. :  a large family of gallinaceous birds including the Asiatic pheasants, domestic fowls, jungle fowls, argus pheasants, Old World partridges, often also the turkeys and guinea fowls, and sometimes the grouse — see coturnix

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Origin and Etymology of phasianidae

New Latin Phasianus, type genus + -idae


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