Argus pheasant

Argus pheasant
(фазан) аргус (Argussianus argus)
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(фазан) аргус

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  • Argus pheasant-tree — azijinis drakonmedis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Anakardinių šeimos medieninis augalas (Dracontomelon dao), paplitęs atogrąžų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Dracontomelon dao angl. Argus pheasant tree vok. Drachenapfel ryšiai: susijęs… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • argus pheasant — noun large brilliantly patterned East Indian pheasant • Syn: ↑argus • Hypernyms: ↑pheasant • Member Holonyms: ↑Argusianus, ↑genus Argusianus * * * noun see ar …   Useful english dictionary

  • Argus (bird) — Taxobox name = Argus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Galliformes familia = Phasianidae subdivision ranks = Genera subdivision = Rheinardia Argusianus The Argus is a type of bird in the family Phasianidae and is closely… …   Wikipedia

  • Argus — /ahr geuhs/, n. 1. Class. Myth. a giant with 100 eyes, set to guard the heifer Io: his eyes were transferred after his death to the peacock s tail. 2. a son of Phrixus and builder of the Argo. 3. (in the Odyssey) Odysseus faithful dog, who… …   Universalium

  • Argus — [är′gəs] n. [L < Gr Argos < argos, white: see ARGENT] 1. Gr. Myth. a giant with a hundred eyes, ordered by Hera to watch Io: after he is killed by Hermes, his eyes are put in the tail of the peacock 2. any alert watchman 3. [a ] an East… …   English World dictionary

  • Pheasant — For other uses, see Pheasant (disambiguation). Phasianinae Mongolian Ringneck type Common Pheasant cock Scientific classification Kingdom …   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 — (Roget s IV) n. Types of pheasants include: Reeves, silver, golden, Lady Amherst s, peacock, Chinese ring necked, argus, Great crested argus, kallege, Mongolian, tragopan, Indian horned, monal, Impeyan; see also bird 1 , fowl …   English dictionary for students

  • argus — [ α:gəs] noun 1》 a large long tailed Asian pheasant with eye like markings on its wings. [Argusianus argus.] 2》 a small brown or bluish butterfly with eye like markings. [Aricia and other genera.] Origin ME: from L., from Gk Argos, a mythical… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Argus — n. 1 a watchful guardian. 2 an Asiatic pheasant having markings on its tail resembling eyes. 3 a butterfly having markings resembling eyes. Phrases and idioms: Argus eyed vigilant. Etymology: ME f. L f. Gk Argos mythical person with a hundred… …   Useful english dictionary

  • argus — n. 1 a watchful guardian. 2 an Asiatic pheasant having markings on its tail resembling eyes. 3 a butterfly having markings resembling eyes. Phrases and idioms: Argus eyed vigilant. Etymology: ME f. L f. Gk Argos mythical person with a hundred… …   Useful english dictionary


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