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Pavlof
Pavlov
Pavlova
Pavlovian
Pavo
Pavo cristatus
Pavo muticus
pavoga
Pavon
Pavoncella or Philommachus pugnax
Pavone
pavonia
Pavonian
pavor nocturnus
Paw
Paw clam
paw print
paw shell
paw-paw
Pawed
pawer
Pawing
Pawk
Pawky
Pawl

Pavonine definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PAV'ONINE, a. [L. pavoninus, from pavo, a peacock.]
Resembling the tail of a peacock; iridescent.

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. of or like a peacock. Etymology: L pavoninus f. pavo -onis peacock

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Pavonine Pav"o*nine, a. [L. pavoninus, fr. pavo a peacock. See Peacock.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Like, or pertaining to, the genus Pavo. 2. Characteristic of a peacock; resembling the tail of a peacock, as in colors; iridescent. --P. Cleaveland.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Iridescent, irisated, nacreous, gorge de pigeon.



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