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peacock

  

      n   pl   , -cocks, -cock  
1    a male peafowl, having a crested head and a very large fanlike tail marked with blue and green eyelike spots  
   Related adj       pavonine  
2       another name for       peafowl  
3    a vain strutting person  
      vb  
4    to display (oneself) proudly  
5    Obsolete slang     (Austral)   to acquire (the best pieces of land) in such a way that the surrounding land is useless to others  
     (C14 pecok, pe- from Old English pawa (from Latin pavo peacock) + cock1)  
  peacockish      adj  
  peahen      fem n  


giant peacock moth  
      n   the largest European moth, an emperor, Saturnia pyri, reaching 15 cm (6 in.) in wingspan. It is mottled brown with a prominent ocellus on each wing and being night-flying can be mistaken for a bat  
Peacock  
      n   Thomas Love. 1785--1866, English novelist and poet, noted for his satirical romances, including Headlong Hall (1816) and Nightmare Abbey (1818)  
peacock blue  
      n  
a    a greenish-blue colour  
b    (as adj)  
a peacock-blue car     
peacock butterfly  
      n   a European nymphalid butterfly, Inachis io, having reddish-brown wings each marked with a purple eyespot  
peacock ore  
      n      another name for       bornite  
peacock's tail  
      n   a handsome brown seaweed, Padina pavonia (though coloured yellow-olive, red, and green) whose fan-shaped fronds have concentric bands of iridescent hairs  
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Peacock  
      n   Thomas Love. 1785--1866, English novelist and poet, noted for his satirical romances, including Headlong Hall (1816) and Nightmare Abbey (1818)  


giant peacock moth  
      n   the largest European moth, an emperor, Saturnia pyri, reaching 15 cm (6 in.) in wingspan. It is mottled brown with a prominent ocellus on each wing and being night-flying can be mistaken for a bat  
peacock  
      n   pl   , -cocks, -cock  
1    a male peafowl, having a crested head and a very large fanlike tail marked with blue and green eyelike spots  
   Related adj       pavonine  
2       another name for       peafowl  
3    a vain strutting person  
      vb  
4    to display (oneself) proudly  
5    Obsolete slang     (Austral)   to acquire (the best pieces of land) in such a way that the surrounding land is useless to others  
     (C14 pecok, pe- from Old English pawa (from Latin pavo peacock) + cock1)  
  peacockish      adj  
  peahen      fem n  
peacock blue  
      n  
a    a greenish-blue colour  
b    (as adj)  
a peacock-blue car     
peacock butterfly  
      n   a European nymphalid butterfly, Inachis io, having reddish-brown wings each marked with a purple eyespot  
peacock ore  
      n      another name for       bornite  
peacock's tail  
      n   a handsome brown seaweed, Padina pavonia (though coloured yellow-olive, red, and green) whose fan-shaped fronds have concentric bands of iridescent hairs  

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