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pea•cock



Pronunciation: (pē'kok"), [key]
n., pl. -cocks, (esp. collectively) -cock.
v.


n.
1. the male of the peafowl distinguished by its long, erectile, greenish, iridescent tail coverts that are brilliantly marked with ocellated spots and that can be spread in a fan.
2. any peafowl.
3. a vain, self-conscious person.
4. (cap.) Astron.the constellation Pavo.

v.i.
to make a vainglorious display; strut like a peacock.

Pea•cock



Pronunciation: (pē'kok"), [key]
n.
Thomas Love, 1785–1866, English poet and novelist.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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