peafowl

noun pea·fowl \ ˈpē-ˌfau̇(-ə)l \
|Updated on: 28 May 2018

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

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Origin and Etymology of peafowl

pea- (as in peacock) + fowl


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