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peahen

[pee-hen] /ˈpiˌhɛn/
noun
1.
the female peafowl.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English pehenne. See peacock, hen
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Word Origin and History for pea-hen

peahen

n.

c.1400, from Old English pawa "peafowl" (see peacock) + hen.

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