Definition of peafowl
: either of two very large terrestrial pheasants (Pavo cristatus and P. muticus) of southeastern Asia and India that are often reared as ornamental fowls
Origin of peafowl
pea- (as in peacock) + fowl
First Known Use: 1804
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