peafowl

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English[edit]

An image of a Peacock

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From pea (peacock) +‎ fowl. Compare Icelandic páfugl (peafowl), Swedish påfågel (peafowl), Danish påfugl (peafowl).

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peafowl (plural peafowls)

  1. (rare) A pheasant of the genus Pavo or Afropavo, notable for the extravagant tails of the males; a peacock. The cry is "keeo".

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