family Phasianidae


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Noun1.family Phasianidae - pheasants; quails; partridges
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Galliformes, order Galliformes - pheasants; turkeys; grouse; partridges; quails; chickens; brush turkeys; curassows; hoatzins
genus Gallus, Gallus - common domestic birds and related forms
phasianid - a kind of game bird in the family Phasianidae
genus Phasianus, Phasianus - type genus of the Phasianidae: the typical pheasants
genus Afropavo - Congo peafowl
Argusianus, genus Argusianus - argus pheasants
Chrysolophus, genus Chrysolophus - golden pheasants
Colinus, genus Colinus - New World quail: the bobwhites
Coturnix, genus Coturnix - Old World quail
genus Odontophorus, Odontophorus - genus of Central and South American crested partridges resembling quails; sometimes placed in a distinct subfamily or isolated in a distinct family
genus Pavo, Pavo - peafowl
genus Lofortyx, Lofortyx - California quail
genus Tragopan - a genus of Phasianidae
Numididae, Numidinae, subfamily Numididae, subfamily Numidinae - guinea fowl and related birds of Africa and Madagascar
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It is a gamebird of the order Galliformes (gallinaceous birds) and the family Phasianidae.