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[pee-foul] /ˈpiˌfaʊl/

noun, plural peafowls (especially collectively) peafowl.
any of several gallinaceous birds of the genera Pavo, of India, Sri Lanka, southeastern Asia, and the East Indies, and Afropavo, of Africa.
noun (pl) -fowls, -fowl
either of two large pheasants, Pavo cristatus (blue peafowl) of India and Ceylon and P. muticus (green peafowl) of SE Asia. The males (peacocks) have a characteristic bright plumage See peacock (sense 1)
a rare closely related African species, Afropavo congensis (Congo peafowl), both sexes of which are brightly coloured


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