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A pheasant (Chrysolophus pictus) of Tibet and western China that has a long tail and brilliantly colored plumage.
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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
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a pheasant, Chrysolophus pictus, orig. of W China and Tibet, having brilliant scarlet, orange, gold, green, and black plumage.
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|Noun||1.||golden 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
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