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Origin and Etymology of pavo
Definition of Pavo
- The region covers a third of the night sky in the Southern Hemisphere, from the constellation Centaurus on one side to Pavo and Indus on the other.
- —Philip J. Hilts, New York Times, 12 Jan. 1990
First Known Use of pavo
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Spanish Central: Translation of Pavo
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