Translation: from latin

the pheasant

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  • Feast of the Pheasant — The Feast of the Pheasant (French: Banquet du Voeu du Faisan , Banquet of the Oath of the Pheasant ) was a banquet given by Philip the Good of Burgundy in 1454 in Lille. Its purpose was to promote a crusade against the Turks (which never took… …   Wikipedia

  • Pheasant Tail Nymph — The Pheasant Tail is a popular nymph imitation used when fly fishing. It is used to mimic a large variety of creatures that many fish including Trout feed upon. It is also widely referred to as the Sawyer’s Pheasant Tail, in relation to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Pheasant Pigeon — White naped Pheasant Pigeon Otidiphaps nobilis aruensis in a zoo aviary Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • PHEASANT — PHEASANT, the game bird Phasianus colchicus. The pheasant was known in Greek as Φασιανός and hence in mishnaic Hebrew as פַּסְיוֹנִי (pasyoni). It is not mentioned in the Bible, although pseudo Jonathan identified it with the biblical שְׂלָו… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Pheasant Coucal — Conservation status Least Concern …   Wikipedia

  • pheasant — [fez′ənt] n. pl. pheasants or pheasant [ME fesant < Anglo Fr < OFr faisan < L phasianus < Gr phasianos, after Phasis, river of Colchis: the birds are said to have been numerous near its mouth] 1. any of a number of large gallinaceous… …   English World dictionary

  • Pheasant Cuckoo — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3 …   Wikipedia

  • pheasant — /fez euhnt/, n. 1. any of numerous large, usually long tailed, Old World gallinaceous birds of the family Phasianidae, widely introduced. 2. any of various other birds that resemble or suggest a pheasant. 3. Southern U.S. the ruffed grouse. [1250 …   Universalium

  • Pheasant-tailed Jacana — Taxobox name = Pheasant tailed Jacana image caption = In non breeding plumage at Bharatpur, Rajasthan, India. status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Charadriiformes familia = Jacanidae… …   Wikipedia

  • Pheasant Lane Mall — One of the largest shopping malls in the state of New Hampshire, the convert|1000000|sqft|m2|sing=on Pheasant Lane Mall is the focal point of the commercial area in south Nashua, New Hampshire. Currently, the mall has more than 150 stores and… …   Wikipedia

  • pheasant — [13] Etymologically, the pheasant is a bird from the ‘Phasis’. This was a river in the Caucusus, where the pheasant is supposed according to legend to have originated. The Greeks therefore called it phāsiānós, the ‘Phasian bird’, and the word… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

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