See also: pavo

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Peacock in display

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From Latin pāvō (peacock).

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Pavo m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Phasianidae – the peafowl (peacocks).

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EtymologyEdit

Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From Latin pāvō (peacock). Doublet of pea.

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Pavo

  1. (astronomy) A constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a peacock. It lies between the constellations Telescopium and Octans.

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