Definition of phasianoid in English:

phasianoid

adjective

Ornithology
  • Related to or resembling the pheasants; phasianid.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Isaac Funk (1839–1912), publisher and reformer. From scientific Latin Phasianus + -oid.

Pronunciation

phasianoid

/ˈfeɪsɪənɔɪd/