Tragopan Trag"o*pan, n. [NL., fr. L. tragopan a fabulous Ethiopian bird, Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of Asiatic pheasants of the genus {Ceriornis}. They are brilliantly colored with a variety of tints, the back and breast are usually covered with white or buff ocelli, and the head is ornamented with two bright-colored, fleshy wattles. The crimson tragopan, or horned pheasant ({Ceriornis satyra}), of India is one of the best-known species. [1913 Webster]

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