Definition of peahen in English:
A female peafowl, having drabber colors and a shorter tail than the male.
- It should be noted that a peacock is a male peafowl and a peahen is a female peafowl.
- If female peacocks are peahens, shouldn't female cockroaches be henroaches?
- The extravagant plumage of peacocks contrasts with the drabness of peahens.
Definition of peahen in:
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