tragopan

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtræɡəˌpæn/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(tragə pan′)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
trag•o•pan  (tragə pan′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. any of several Asian pheasants of the genus Tragopan, having two fleshy, erectile horns on the head and wattles on the throat.
  • Greek trágopān, equivalent. to trágo(s) goat + Pá̄n Pan
  • Neo-Latin, special use of Latin tragopān fabulous Ethiopian bird
  • 1615–25

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
tragopan /ˈtræɡəˌpæn/ n
  1. any pheasant of the genus Tragopan, of S and SE Asia, having a brilliant plumage and brightly coloured fleshy processes on the head
Etymology: 19th Century: via Latin from Greek, from tragos goat + Pan
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