Peahen
Peahen Pea"hen`, n. [See {Peacock}.] (Zo["o]l.) The hen or female peafowl. [1913 Webster]

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  • peahen — ► NOUN ▪ a female peafowl, which has drabber colours and a shorter tail than the male …   English terms dictionary

  • peahen — [pē′hen΄] n. a female peafowl …   English World dictionary

  • peahen — UK [ˈpiːˌhen] / US [ˈpɪˌhen] noun [countable] Word forms peahen : singular peahen plural peahens a large brown bird that is a female peacock …   English dictionary

  • peahen — noun Etymology: Middle English pehenne, from pe + henne hen Date: 15th century a female peafowl …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • peahen — /pee hen /, n. the female peafowl. [1375 1425; late ME pehenne. See PEACOCK, HEN] * * * …   Universalium

  • peahen — noun /ˈpiː.hɛn/ A female peafowl. See Also: hen, peacock, peafowl …   Wiktionary

  • peahen — pea|hen [ˈpi:hen] n a female ↑peacock …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • peahen — pea|hen [ pi,hen ] noun count a large brown bird that is a female PEACOCK …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • peahen — pɪːhen n. female peacock …   English contemporary dictionary

  • peahen — noun a female peafowl, which has drabber colours and a shorter tail than the male …   English new terms dictionary

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