noun, genitive Pa·vo·nis [puh-voh-nis] /pəˈvoʊ nɪs/. Astronomy.
Origin of Pavo
Examples from the Web for pavo
The peacock, burong marak (pavo), appears to be well known to the natives, though I believe not common.The History of Sumatra|William Marsden
Seor Pavo promised that all those who delivered their arms up to him should be placed under the protection of the French flag.The Indian Chief|Gustave Aimard
The almost extinct Pavo Potsdamicus, if we remember correctly, was an occasional visitor to the island.
Pavo Real—as brave a little man as ever was seen—made many salaams and obeisances, but move he would not.Tom Cringle's Log|Michael Scott
The paven (from pavo, a peacock) is a grave, majestic dance.The Eve of All-Hallows, v. 1 of 3|Matthew Weld Hartstonge