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Noun: peacock  'pee,kók
  1. European butterfly having reddish-brown wings each marked with a purple eyespot
    - peacock butterfly, Inachis io
  2. Male peafowl; having a crested head and very large fanlike tail marked with iridescent eyes or spots

Derived forms: peacocks

Type of: bird of Juno, brush-footed butterfly, four-footed butterfly, nymphalid, nymphalid butterfly, peafowl

Part of: genus Inachis, Inachis

Encyclopedia: Peacock, Michigan