Definition of impeyan pheasant
: a monal (Lophophorus impejanus) ranging from Afghanistan to Assam
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Origin and Etymology of 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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