monal

noun
mo·​nal
variants: or less commonly monaul or moonal or moonaul or minaul \ məˈnȯl , -​näl \
plural -s

Definition of monal

: any of various large pheasants of India especially : any of several large showy pheasants of the genus Lophophorus found at high altitudes in northern India — see impeyan pheasant

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History and Etymology for monal

Nepali munāl, monāl

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“Monal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monal. Accessed 20 Aug. 2022.

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