noun, genitive Pa·vo·nis [puh-voh-nis] /pəˈvoʊ nɪs/. Astronomy.
  1. the Peacock, a southern constellation between Triangulum Australe and Indus.

Origin of Pavo

From the Latin word pāvō peacock Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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noun Latin genitive Pavonis (pəˈvəʊnɪs)
  1. a small constellation near the South Pole lying between Tucana and Ara

Word Origin for Pavo

Latin: peacock
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