from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- An Indian crested pheasant of the genus Lophophorus. Several species are known. Called also monaul, monal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of East Indian pheasant, a variety of monaul: so called by Latham, in 1787, after Sir Elijah Impey, or his wife Lady Impey, who tried to bring living examples of this pheasant to England.
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