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Definition of the noun phasianus
What does phasianus mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- type genus of the Phasianidae: the typical pheasants
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Phasianus: genus Phasianus
- more generic term: bird genus = a genus of birds
- member of: family Phasianidae / Phasianidae = pheasants; quails
Phrases with Phasianus
Phrases starting with the word Phasianus:
- Phasianus Gallus
- Phasianus Varius
- phasianus colchicus
- Phasianus Mongolicus
- Phasianus versicolor
- Phasianus colchicus shawii
- Phasianus colchicus elegans
- Phasianus colchicus karpowi
- Phasianus colchicus pallasi
- Phasianus colchicus bianchii
- Phasianus colchicus persicus
- Phasianus colchicus strauchi
- Phasianus colchicus zarudnyi
Phrases ending with the word Phasianus:
- genus phasianus
- Subspecies Phasianus
- Pterolebias phasianus
- Anoplocnemis Phasianus
- Psapharochrus Phasianus
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Phasianus
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The Annotated Origin (2009)
A Facsimile of the First Edition of On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin, James T. Costa
Phasianus is a pheasant genus: P. colchicus and P. torquatus, ring-necked pheasants, are now regarded as subspecies of the same species. P. versicolor is the green or Taiwanese pheasant. 2 Eyton, Blyth, and Hutton are just a few of the ...
by National cyclopaedia
a family of Gallinaceous birds, of which the genus Phasianus is the type. It includes pheasants, fowls, Macartney cocks, impeyans, &c, and by some ornithologists is considered to embrace peacocks and turkeys.
London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge
Cowaca; phasianus motmot of Gmelin. Gen. 5. Opisthocomus of Hofman. —Head crested; no membrane between the toes. Phasianus cristatus of Linné.
by Hedley Peek, Frederick George Aflalo
Of the twenty species of true pheasants, sixteen are more or less like the familiar common pheasant (Phasianus colchicus), and will cross freely with it and with each other and produce fertile offspring. We will now take these sixteen species in ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
Phasianus colchicus (common pheasant, ringnecked pheasant) See PHASIANIDAE. Phasmatidae (stick insects, walking sticks; subclass *Pterygota, order *Phasmatodea) Family of large to very large insects, whose common name refers to ...
Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
PHASIANUS. PHILE. SIA. PHILOLOGY. PHILON. THUS. PHILOSOPHY. PHILOSOPHY. PHLEBO- PHLOEO- BIU8. Generic character : keel of the pea flowered ; corolla spirally twisted with the stamens and style. Thirty-one species, natives of ...
by Vin T. Sparano
(Phasianus. colchicus). RANGE: The ring-necked pheasant ranges from southern Canada down through Baja California and northern Mexico, and can be found in parts of Texas, Oklahoma. Kansas. Missouri, Illinois.
by George Montagu
PHASIANUS (Linnjeus.) — *A genus thus characterised. Bill of mean length, strong; upper mandible convex, naked at the base, and with the tip bent downwards. Nostrils at the side of the base covered with a gristly scale ; cheeks and region of ...
PHASIANUS (LINNAEUs.)—"A genus thus characterised. Bill of mean length, strong; upper mandible convex, naked at the base, and with the tip bent downwards. Nostrils at the side of the base covered with a gristly scale; cheeks and region ...
Phasianus ny&themerus, the silver pheasant : silverwhite, with black breast and belly. This exceeds the common pheasant in size. The bill and irides yellow; fides of the head covered with a carunculated crimson bare skin, which rises upwards ...
Encyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)
Miscellaneous and lexicographical, vol. 1
Phasianus gallus. Dunghill Cock and Hen. A delicate and wholesome food; the ...
A New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)
by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)
(phasianus, a pheasant, Lat.) A genus of shells: Family, Trochidae. PHASIANID.E, fas-e-a-ni'de, s.-See Pavonidae. PHAsiaNUs, fa-se-a'nus, ...
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