feng-hwang

Feng-hwang

F[^e]ng"-hwang`\, n. [Chin. feng + 'huang.] (Chinese Myth.) A pheasantlike bird of rich plumage and graceful form and movement, fabled to appear in the land on the accession of a sage to the throne, or when right principles are about to prevail. It is often represented on porcelains and other works of art.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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