• Definition for "phasianid"
    • overall, of, or with respect to, any large…
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phasianid definition

  • adjective:
    • overall, of, or with respect to, any large or small, semiflightless, gallinaceous game birds, such as pheasants, quails, peafowl, junglefowl, and guinea-fowl.
    • especially, from the zoologic family members Phasianidae, or connected with species falling under that taxonomic hierarchy.
  • noun:
    • Any large or small, semiflightless, gallinaceous game wild birds, particularly pheasants, quails, peafowl, junglefowl, and guinea-fowl.
    • some sort of online game bird into the household Phasianidae
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