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"peacock" in British English

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peacocknoun [C]

uk   /ˈpiː.kɒk/  us   /-kɑːk/
a ​largebird, the ​male of which has very ​longtailfeathers that it can ​spread out to show ​brightcolours and ​patternsshaped like ​eyes old-fashioned disapproving a man is who is very ​proud of his ​appearance and gives a lot of ​attention to his ​clothes and the way he ​dresses
(Definition of peacock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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peacocknoun [C]

 us   /ˈpiˌkɑk/
a ​largebird with ​long, ​bright, ​showy, ​blue and ​greentailfeathers that it can ​spread out
(Definition of peacock from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “peacock”
in Korean (수컷) 공작…
in Arabic طاووس…
in Malaysian burung merak jantan…
in French paon, paonne…
in Russian павлин…
in Chinese (Traditional) 孔雀, 注重儀表和衣飾的男子,虛榮驕傲的男子…
in Italian pavone…
in Turkish tavus kuşu…
in Polish paw…
in Spanish pavo real…
in Vietnamese con công trống…
in Portuguese pavão…
in Thai นกยูง…
in German der Pfau…
in Catalan paó…
in Japanese クジャク…
in Chinese (Simplified) 孔雀, 注重仪表和衣饰的男子,虚荣骄傲的男子…
in Indonesian merak…
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