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  1. phasianidadjective

    Synonyms:
    phasianous

  2. phasianidadjective

    In general, of, or pertaining to, any large or small, semiflightless, gallinaceous game birds, such as pheasants, quails, peafowl, junglefowl, and guinea fowl.

    The chukar, a bird of the phasianid family, is distributed in Israel across a sharp climatic cline from Mediterranean regions in the north, where mean annual rainfall is between 450 and 1000 mm, to extremely arid areas only ~200 km away in the Negev Desert, where mean annual rainfall is less than 50 mm.

    Synonyms:
    phasianous

  3. phasianidadjective

    Specifically, belonging to the zoologic family Phasianidae, or associated with species falling under that taxonomic hierarchy.

    The megapode is viewed as a ‘specialised’ galliform, having extended the phasianid incubation period and producing superprecocial hatchlings that have developed in the egg for a further four weeks.

    Synonyms:
    phasianous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. phasianidnoun

    a kind of game bird in the family Phasianidae

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