Definition of crow-pheasant in English:

crow-pheasant

Syllabification: crow-pheas·ant
Pronunciation: /ˈkrōˌfez(ə)nt
 
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noun

A coucal, especially the greater coucal, which has black plumage with chestnut wings and back and is found in southern Asia.
  • Genus Centropus, family Cuculidae, especially C. sinensis
More example sentences
  • Birds such as koel, mynas, babblers, kingfishers, hoper and crow-pheasants are also found here.
  • Warblers, red-vented bulbuls and crow-pheasants will keep company for some time.
  • It prompted numerous bird species - bulbuls, barbets, hill mynahs and crow-pheasants - to begin their orchestra.

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