chrysolophus definition

  • noun:
    • In ornithology: A genus of magnificent pheasants, for the household Phasianidæ, like the fantastic and Amherstian pheasants, C. pictus and C. amherstiæ, of the very most gorgeous and diverse colors, crested, along with a frill from the neck.
    • A genus of Southern United States flycatchers, of the family Tyrannidæ.
    • golden pheasants
    • In ornithology: A genus of magnificent pheasants, associated with the household Phasianidæ, such as the fantastic and Amherstian pheasants, C. pictus and C. amherstiæ, of the most extremely gorgeous and different colors, crested, in accordance with a frill on the neck.
    • A genus of South United States flycatchers, regarding the family members Tyrannidæ.
    • fantastic pheasants

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