Definition of afropavo
1 capitalized : a genus of bronzy green and brown African birds that are about the size of the ring-necked pheasant but closely related to the peacocks though lacking the distinctive tail of the latter
2 plural -s : a bird of the genus Afropavo —called also Congo peacock
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Origin and Etymology of afropavo
New Latin, from Afr- + Latin pavo peacock
First Known Use: 1948See Words from the same year
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