an Asiatic pheasant, Chrysolophus pictus, having brilliant scarlet, orange, gold, green, and black plumage.
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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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