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English → English (gcide) Definition: cook wrasse Peacock \Pea"cock`\ (p[=e]"k[o^]k`), n. [OE. pecok. Pea- in this word is from AS. pe['a], p[=a]wa, peacock, fr. L. pavo, prob. of Oriental origin; cf. Gr. taw`s, taw^s, Per. t[=a]us, t[=a]wus, Ar. t[=a]w[=u]s. See Cock the bird.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) The male of any pheasant of the genus Pavo, of which at least two species are known, native of Southern Asia and the East Indies. [1913 Webster] Note: The upper tail coverts, which are long and capable of erection, are each marked with a black spot bordered by concentric bands of brilliant blue, green, and golden colors. The common domesticated species is Pavo cristatus . The Javan peacock (Pavo muticus) is more brilliantly colored than the common species. [1913 Webster] 2. In common usage, the species in general or collectively; a peafowl. [1913 Webster] Peacock butterfly (Zo["o]l.), a handsome European butterfly (Hamadryas Io) having ocelli like those of peacock. Peacock fish (Zo["o]l.), the European blue-striped wrasse (Labrus variegatus); -- so called on account of its brilliant colors. Called also cook wrasse and cook. Peacock pheasant (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of handsome Asiatic pheasants of the genus Polyplectron. They resemble the peacock in color. [1913 Webster]

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