Pharomachus mocinno
Quesal Que*sal", n. (Zo["o]l.) The long-tailed, or resplendent, trogon ({Pharomachus mocinno}, formerly {Trogon resplendens}), native of Southern Mexico and Central America. Called also {quetzal}, and {golden trogon}. [1913 Webster]

Note: The male is remarkable for the brilliant metallic green and gold colors of his plumage, and for his extremely long plumes, which often exceed three feet in length. [1913 Webster]


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  • golden trogon — Quesal Que*sal , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The long tailed, or resplendent, trogon ({Pharomachus mocinno}, formerly {Trogon resplendens}), native of Southern Mexico and Central America. Called also {quetzal}, and {golden trogon}. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quesal — Que*sal , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The long tailed, or resplendent, trogon ({Pharomachus mocinno}, formerly {Trogon resplendens}), native of Southern Mexico and Central America. Called also {quetzal}, and {golden trogon}. [1913 Webster] Note: The male is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quetzal — Quesal Que*sal , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The long tailed, or resplendent, trogon ({Pharomachus mocinno}, formerly {Trogon resplendens}), native of Southern Mexico and Central America. Called also {quetzal}, and {golden trogon}. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trogon resplendens — Quesal Que*sal , n. (Zo[ o]l.) The long tailed, or resplendent, trogon ({Pharomachus mocinno}, formerly {Trogon resplendens}), native of Southern Mexico and Central America. Called also {quetzal}, and {golden trogon}. [1913 Webster] Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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