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Definition of peacock noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

peacock

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpiːkɒk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpiːkɑːk//
 
Birds
 
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a large male bird with long blue and green tail feathers that it can spread out like a fan as proud as a peacock see also peahen See related entries: Birds Word Origin Middle English: from Old English pēa (from Latin pavo) ‘peacock’ + cock.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: peacock