Tragopan

Trag"o*pan

(?), n. [NL., fr. L. tragopan a fabulous Ethiopian bird, Gr. .] (Zol.) 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.
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Tra"gus

(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. a part of the inner ear.] (Anat.) The prominence in front of the external opening of the ear. See Illust. under Ear.
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