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phasianid
adjective
1. In general, of, or pertaining to, any large or small, semiflightless, gallinaceous game birds, such as pheasants, quails, peafowl, junglefowl, and guinea fowl.
adjective
2. Specifically, belonging to the zoologic family Phasianidae, or associated with species falling under that taxonomic hierarchy.
noun
3. Any large or small, semiflightless, gallinaceous game birds, such as pheasants, quails, peafowl, junglefowl, and guinea fowl.