tragopan

tragopan

[trag-uh-pan]
noun
any of several Asian pheasants of the genus Tragopan, having two fleshy, erectile horns on the head and wattles on the throat.

Origin:
1615–25; < Neo-Latin, special use of Latin tragopān fabulous Ethiopian bird < Greek trágopān, equivalent to trágo(s) goat + Pā́n Pan

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tragopan (ˈtræɡəˌpæn)
 
n
any pheasant of the genus Tragopan, of S and SE Asia, having a brilliant plumage and brightly coloured fleshy processes on the head
 
[C19: via Latin from Greek, from tragos goat + Pan]

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