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Pavo

[pey-voh] /ˈpeɪ voʊ/
noun, genitive Pavonis
[puh-voh-nis] /pəˈvoʊ nɪs/ (Show IPA).
Astronomy
1.
the Peacock, a southern constellation between Triangulum Australe and Indus.
Origin
< Latin pāvō peacock
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Pavo

/ˈpɑːvəʊ/
noun (Latin genitive) Pavonis (pəˈvəʊnɪs)
1.
a small constellation near the South Pole lying between Tucana and Ara
Word Origin
Latin: peacock
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