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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A native name of pheasants of the genus Pucrasia, which are distinguished by the long crests and ear-tufts of the males. These pheasants are found through the Himalayas from Afghanistan to Manchuria.

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

  • noun (Zoöl.) Any pheasant of the genus Pucrasia. The birds of this genus inhabit India and China, and are distinguished by having a long central and two lateral crests on the head. Called also pucras.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun zoology A pheasant of India and China, with a long central and two lateral crests on the head.

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