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Pavo

[ pey-voh ]
/ ˈpeɪ voʊ /
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noun, genitive Pa·vo·nis [puh-voh-nis]. /pəˈvoʊ nɪs/. Astronomy.
the Peacock, a southern constellation between Triangulum Australe and Indus.
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Origin of Pavo

From the Latin word pāvōpeacock
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British Dictionary definitions for Pavo

Pavo
/ (ˈpɑːvəʊ) /

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

Word Origin for Pavo

Latin: peacock
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