eared pheasant

noun

: any of several pheasants (genus Crossoptilon) having a tuft of bright feathers projecting from each side of the head and being native to eastern and central Asia but now often bred as ornamentals

Word History

First Known Use

1863, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of eared pheasant was in 1863

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“Eared pheasant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eared%20pheasant. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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