silver pheasant

noun

Definition of silver pheasant

  1. 1a :  a large long-tailed pheasant (Lophura nycthemera or Gennaeus nycthemerus) of southern China that is often reared in Europe and America, has in the male a naked red face, a flowing bluish black crest, white tail, upper parts lightly penciled with black, and bluish black underparts, and is in the female chiefly mottled brownish b :  any of various other pheasants of the same genus

  2. 2 :  any of several of the eared pheasants

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