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 for monal
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Impeyan pheasant \Im"pey*an pheas"ant\ ([i^]m"p[i^]*an
     f[e^]z"ant). [From Lady Impey, who attempted to naturalize
     the bird in England.] (Zool.)
     An Indian crested pheasant of the genus Lophophorus.
     Several species are known. Called also monaul, monal.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: They are remarkable for the bright color and brilliant
           matallic hues of their plumage. The best known species
           ({Lophophorus Impeyanus) has the neck of a brilliant
           metallic red, changing to golden yellow in certain
           lights.
           [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Monal \Mo*nal"\, n. (Zool.)
     Any Asiatic pheasant of the genus Lophophorus, as the
     Impeyan pheasant.
     [1913 Webster]

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