from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A large bird (Argusianus argus) of the Malay Peninsula, Borneo, and Sumatra, having long tail feathers marked with brilliantly colored, eyelike spots.
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- noun large brilliantly patterned East Indian pheasant
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[After Argus, whose hundred eyes were given to a peacock's tail.]
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