Phasianus

noun
Pha·​si·​a·​nus

Definition of Phasianus

: a genus (the type of the family Phasianidae) containing the typical pheasants

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History and Etymology for Phasianus

New Latin, from Latin, pheasant

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“Phasianus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phasianus. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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