Definition of pavonine in English:

pavonine

Line breaks: pav¦on|ine
Pronunciation: /ˈpavənʌɪn
 
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adjective

rare
  • Of or like a peacock: such power is capricious, pavonine, and prismatic
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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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