impeyan pheasant

im·​pey·​an pheasant | \ ˈimpēən- \

Definition of impeyan pheasant

: a monal (Lophophorus impejanus) ranging from Afghanistan to Assam

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History and Etymology for impeyan pheasant

Sir Elijah Impey †1809 English jurist, and Lady Impey †1818 his wife, who introduced the bird into England + English -an

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“Impeyan pheasant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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