Feng-hwang

Feng´-hwang`


n.1.(Chinese Myth.) A pheasantlike bird of rich plumage and graceful form and movement, fabled to appear in the land on the accession of a sage to the throne, or when right principles are about to prevail. It is often represented on porcelains and other works of art.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.