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golden pheasant

n.
A pheasant (Chrysolophus pictus) of Tibet and western China that has a long tail and brilliantly colored plumage.

golden pheasant

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(Animals) a brightly coloured pheasant, Chrysolophus pictus, of the mountainous regions of W and central Asia, the males of which have a crest and ruff

gold′en pheas′ant


n.
a pheasant, Chrysolophus pictus, orig. of W China and Tibet, having brilliant scarlet, orange, gold, green, and black plumage.
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Noun1.golden pheasant - brightly colored crested pheasant of mountains of western and central Asiagolden pheasant - brightly colored crested pheasant of mountains of western and central Asia
pheasant - large long-tailed gallinaceous bird native to the Old World but introduced elsewhere
Chrysolophus, genus Chrysolophus - golden pheasants
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