Definition of peacock in English:
1A male peafowl, which has very long tail feathers that have eyelike markings and that can be erected and expanded in display like a fan.
- It should be noted that a peacock is a male peafowl and a peahen is a female peafowl.
- Male peacocks shed and re-grow tail feathers each year.
- For instance, male peacocks not only have a long tail, but they are brightly colored and have eye spots, a crest on their head, spurs on their feet, and a mating call.
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