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Pheasant

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Noun

1. pheasant

large long-tailed gallinaceous bird native to the Old World but introduced elsewhere

2. pheasant

flesh of a pheasant; usually braised

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Pheasant

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noun
1. 
any of various long-tailed gallinaceous birds of the family Phasianidae, esp Phasianus colchicus (ring-necked pheasant), having a brightly-coloured plumage in the male: native to Asia but introduced elsewhere
2. 
any of various other gallinaceous birds of the family Phasianidae, including the quails and partridges
3. US and Canadian
any of several other gallinaceous birds, esp the ruffed grouse

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Pheasant

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nounWord forms: plural ˈpheasants or ˈpheasant
1. 
any of a number of large gallinaceous birds (family Phasianidae), usually with a long, sweeping tail and brilliant feathers
see also partridge
2.  US
any of a number of birds resembling the pheasant, as the ruffed grouse

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Pheasant

see synonyms of pheasant
n. pl. pheas·ants or pheasant
1. Any of various game birds of the family Phasianidae, characteristically having a long tail, especially the ring-necked pheasant. The males of many species have brilliantly colored plumage.
2. Any of several other birds that resemble a pheasant, such as a partridge.

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