pheasant coucal

pheasant coucal
noun
Australian bird with a tail like a pheasant
Hypernyms: ↑coucal

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a brown and black, red-eyed Australian bird, Centropus phasianinus, with a pheasantlike tail.
[1870-75]

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  • pheasant coucal — /fɛzənt ˈkukəl/ (say fezuhnt koohkuhl) noun a large coucal, Centropus phasianinus, with a long, pheasant like tail and a deep booming voice, found in damp, heavily grassed, mainly coastal areas of the northern half of Australia, New Guinea and… …  

  • pheasant coucal — a brown and black, red eyed Australian bird, Centropus phasianinus, with a pheasantlike tail. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • Pheasant — Pheas ant, n. [OE. fesant, fesaunt, OF. faisant, faisan, F. faisan, L. phasianus, Gr. ? (sc. ?) the Phasian bird, pheasant, fr. ? a river in Colchis or Pontus.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of large gallinaceous birds of the genus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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