silver pheasant

noun

1
a
: 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
: any of several of the eared pheasants

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“Silver pheasant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/silver%20pheasant. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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