HyperDic: pheasant

English > 2 senses of the word pheasant:
NOUNanimalpheasantlarge long-tailed gallinaceous bird native to the Old World but introduced elsewhere
foodpheasantflesh of a pheasant
pheasant > pronunciation
Soundsfeh'zahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > pheasant: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
Meaninglarge long-tailed gallinaceous bird native to the Old World but introduced elsewhere.
Member ofPhasianus, genus Phasianustype genus of the Phasianidae
Narrowerafropavo, Congo peafowl, Afropavo congensisboth sexes are brightly colored
argus, argus pheasantlarge brilliantly patterned East Indian pheasant
golden pheasant, Chrysolophus pictusbrightly colored crested pheasant of mountains of western and central Asia
monal, monaulbrilliantly colored pheasant of southern Asia
peafowl, bird of JunoVery large terrestrial / terrestrial southeast Asian pheasant often raised as an ornamental bird
ring-necked pheasant, Phasianus colchicusCommon pheasant having bright plumage and a white neck ring
tragopanbrilliantly colored Asian pheasant having wattles and two fleshy processes on the head
BroaderphasianidA kind of game bird in the family Phasianidae
Spanishfaisán
Catalanfaisà
English > pheasant: 2 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningflesh of a pheasant; usually braised.
Categorygame birdAny bird (as grouse or pheasant) that is hunted for sport
Part ofring-necked pheasant, Phasianus colchicusCommon pheasant having bright plumage and a white neck ring
Broaderwildfowlflesh of any of a number of wild game birds suitable for food
Spanishfaisán
Catalanfaisà

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