- the Peacock, a southern constellation between Triangulum Australe and Indus.
Origin of Pavo
From the Latin word pāvō peacock
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Examples from the Web for pavo
Why, seor Don Martial, do you wish to insult me by taking me for a pavo (goose)?The Tiger-Slayer
The paven (from pavo, a peacock) is a grave, majestic dance.The Eve of All-Hallows, v. 1 of 3
Matthew Weld Hartstonge
The flesh of this pavo was like softened ivory, and his fat like unto clotted cream.
The Indian peafowl (Pavo cristatus) usually lay their large white eggs on the ground in long grass or thick undergrowth.A Bird Calendar for Northern India
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
- a small constellation near the South Pole lying between Tucana and Ara
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