Definition of peafowl in English:

peafowl

Line breaks: pea|fowl
Pronunciation: /ˈpiːfaʊl
 
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noun

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.

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