Definition of pavonine in English:

pavonine

Syllabification: pav·o·nine
Pronunciation: /ˈpavəˌnīn, -nin
 
/

adjective

literary rare
Of or like a peacock.
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  • Well how about ‘columbine’, ‘pavonine’ or ‘pteropine’?

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin pavoninus, from pavo, pavon- 'peacock'.

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