tragopan

[trag-uh-pan]
noun
  1. any of several Asian pheasants of the genus Tragopan, having two fleshy, erectile horns on the head and wattles on the throat.

Origin of tragopan

1615–25; < New Latin, special use of Latin tragopān fabulous Ethiopian bird < Greek trágopān, equivalent to trágo(s) goat + Pā́n Pan
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tragopan

noun
  1. 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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