English version

peahen in Birds topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpeahenpea‧hen /ˈpiːhen/ noun [countable]  HBBa female peacock
Examples from the Corpus
peahenA peahen, on the other hand, does not even get such protection.Each peahen is on a treadmill and dare not jump off lest she condemn her sons to celibacy.Might the peahens not have perfectly good direct reasons for choosing as they do?What is more, most of the peahens choose the same male.The peahens have merely been seduced rather than won.