the female peafowl.
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How to use peahen in a sentence
Pea′chick, the young of the pea-fowl; Pea′cock-fish, a variegated labroid fish; Pea′-fowl, the peacock or peahen.
His son went into the world to search everywhere for his peahen, taking only one servant to serve him.
At length he resolved to go and look after his peahen, and never to come back again unless he should find her.
The peahen usually lays from four to six eggs—rarely more than eight or ten.Our Domestic Birds | John H. Robinson
Then the girl turned again into a peahen, and flew away with the other eight.