A large crested pheasant found mainly in Asia. See peacock, peahen.
- Two genera and three species in the family Phasianidae, in particular the widely introduced common peafowl (Pavo cristatus)
More example sentences
- A final goal was to determine if the grey peacock pheasant is a pheasant or a peafowl.
- Other birds which are grouped with the pheasant include peacock-pheasant and peafowl.
- In fact, it is only a matter of time before an accident is caused by a driver attempting to avoid a peafowl.
Definition of peafowl in:
- The US English dictionary