Lady Amherst's pheasant

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named after one Lady Amherst who introduced the species to Bedfordshire from China.

Noun[edit]

Lady Amherst's pheasant (plural Lady Amherst's pheasants)

  1. (Britain) a colourful pheasant, Chrysolophus amherstiae, indigenous to China but also found in Bedfordshire.

See also[edit]