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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Mountains; where is also found another splendid species, the peacock-pheasant of Thibet, the latter closely allied to a still more gorgeous bird, the crested polyplectron of the Moluccas.