Any one of numerous species of large gallinaceous birds of the genus Phasianus, and many other genera of the family Phasianidæ, found chiefly in Asia.
large long-tailed gallinaceous bird native to the Old World but introduced elsewhere
a large game bird with a long sweeping tail and brilliant feathers
One of the Twelve Symbols of Sovereignty, the pheasant is representative of the natural world and symbolizes literary refinement. The pheasant and the dragon represent the bird and the animal kingdoms and thus the entire natural world.
species of gamebird that comes in many breeds and varieties. They are raised for meat, feathers, ornamental value or to be released into the wild.
The imperial symbol of authority, also used as a symbol of office.
Pheasants are a group of large birds in the order Galliformes. In many countries they are hunted as game.