[ trag-uh-pan ]
/ ˈtræg əˌpæn /
any of several Asian pheasants of the genus Tragopan, having two fleshy, erectile horns on the head and wattles on the throat.
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Origin of tragopan
1615–25; < New Latin, special use of Latin tragopān fabulous Ethiopian bird < Greek trágopān, equivalent to trágo(s) goat + Pā́n Pan
Words nearby tragopan
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Example sentences from the Web for tragopan
He told me about the Tragopan, and he is positive that the blue wattle becomes gorged with blood, and not air.More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II|Charles Darwin
British Dictionary definitions for tragopan
/ (ˈtræɡəˌpæn) /
any pheasant of the genus Tragopan, of S and SE Asia, having a brilliant plumage and brightly coloured fleshy processes on the head
Word Origin for tragopan
C19: via Latin from Greek, from tragos goat + Pan
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