from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Pl. polyplectra (-trä). An obsolete variety of harpsichord or spinet.
- noun [capitalized] [NL. (Temminck, 1815).] A magnificent genus of Phasianidæ, of the subfamily Pavoninæ, having the tarsi with two or more spurs, and the plumage more or less ocellated, as in the peacock; the peacockpheasants.
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Mountains; where is also found another splendid species, the peacock-pheasant of Thibet, the latter closely allied to a still more gorgeous bird, the crested polyplectron of the Moluccas.
The Plant Hunters Adventures Among the Himalaya Mountains Mayne Reid 1850