- of or resembling a peacock
- iridescent, as a peacock's tail
Origin of pavonineClassical Latin pavoninus from pavo, peacock
- Of or resembling a peacock.
- Resembling a peacock's tail in color, design, or iridescence.
Origin of pavonineLatin pāvōnīnus from pāvō pāvōn- peacock
(comparative more pavonine, superlative most pavonine)
From Latin pÄvÅnÄ«nus, from pÄvÅ (“peacock").