from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See fung-hwang. In Chinese art it is used as the emblem of the empress.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Chinese Myth.) A pheasantlike bird of rich plumage and graceful form and movement, fabled to appear in the land on the accession of a sage to the throne, or when right principles are about to prevail. It is often represented on porcelains and other works of art.


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