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Noun1.Phasianus - type genus of the Phasianidae: the typical pheasantsPhasianus - type genus of the Phasianidae: the typical pheasants
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Phasianidae, Phasianidae - pheasants; quails; partridges
pheasant - large long-tailed gallinaceous bird native to the Old World but introduced elsewhere
Phasianus colchicus, ring-necked pheasant - common pheasant having bright plumage and a white neck ring
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Although I do not know of any thoroughly well-authenticated cases of perfectly fertile hybrid animals, I have some reason to believe that the hybrids from Cervulus vaginalis and Reevesii, and from Phasianus colchicus with P.
2011) found that mean time to scavenging of female ring-necked pheasant Phasianus colchicus carcasses in sagebrush steppe habitats was 5.