peacock pheasant


Definition of peacock pheasant

: any of several showy Asiatic pheasants of the genus Polyplectron having in the male two or three spurs on the leg, erectile tail coverts, and brilliantly ocellated plumage

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“Peacock pheasant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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