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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Pl. polyplectra (-trä). An obsolete variety of harpsichord or spinet.
  • n. [capitalized] [NL. (Temminck, 1815).] A magnificent genus of Phasianidæ, of the subfamily Pavoninæ, having the tarsi with two or more spurs, and the plumage more or less ocellated, as in the peacock; the peacockpheasants.

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