pavo

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Esperanto[edit]

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Pavo.

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pāvō and Yiddish פּאַווע(pave), from Old High German pfāwo, from Proto-Germanic *pāwô (itself from Latin pāvō).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpa.vo/
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  • Hyphenation: pa‧vo

Noun[edit]

pavo (accusative singular pavon, plural pavoj, accusative plural pavojn)

  1. peafowl (male or female)
  2. peacock (male or of unspecified sex)
    • 1926, L. L. Zamenhof, Fabeloj de Andersen, translation of original by Hans Christian Andersen, ch. 14:
      En la herbo apude staris amaso da pavoj kun etenditaj radiantaj vostoj.
      In the grass a group of peacocks with extended, radiant tails stood next to one another.

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Holonyms[edit]

  • pavaro (flock of peafowls)

Galician[edit]

un pavo (a turkey)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pāvō.

Noun[edit]

pavo m (plural pavos)

  1. turkey

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Latin[edit]

pāvō

Etymology[edit]

Likely borrowed from Ancient Greek ταώς (taṓs, peacock), or possibly imitative (compare Latin paupulō (to call like a peacock).

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Noun[edit]

pāvō m (genitive pāvōnis); third declension

  1. peacock, peafowl; a bird associated with Argus and sacred to Hera; eaten as a delicacy.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pāvō pāvōnēs
Genitive pāvōnis pāvōnum
Dative pāvōnī pāvōnibus
Accusative pāvōnem pāvōnēs
Ablative pāvōne pāvōnibus
Vocative pāvō pāvōnēs

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pāvō.

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Noun[edit]

pavo m (plural pavos)

  1. turkey
    Synonyms: guajolote (Mexico), chumpe (Central America), chompipe (Central America), guanajo (Cuba), pisco (Colombia, Venezuela)
  2. peacock
    Synonym: pavo real
  3. (slang) buck (dollar)
  4. (slang) euro
  5. (slang) moron, airhead, dummy, dope (dumb man)
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