pavone

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian pavone.

Noun[edit]

pavone (plural pavones)

  1. (obsolete, rare) A peacock.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.xi:
      wings it had with sundry colours dight, / More sundry colours, then the proud Pauone / Beares in his boasted fan [...].

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin pāvōnem, accusative form of pāvō (peacock).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paˈvo.ne/, [päˈvo̞ːn̺e]
  • Rhymes: -one
  • Stress: pavóne
  • Hyphenation: pa‧vo‧ne

Noun[edit]

pavone m (plural pavoni, feminine pavona or pavonessa)

  1. peacock, peafowl

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

pāvōne

  1. ablative singular of pāvō