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|Noun||1.||phasianid - a kind of game bird in the family Phasianidae|
pheasant - large long-tailed gallinaceous bird native to the Old World but introduced elsewhere
quail - small gallinaceous game birds
partridge - small Old World gallinaceous game birds
game bird - any bird (as grouse or pheasant) that is hunted for sport