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A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Apus and Indus.

[Latin pāvō, peacock.]


n, Latin genitive Pavonis (pəˈvəʊnɪs)
(Celestial Objects) a small constellation near the South Pole lying between Tucana and Ara
[Latin: peacock]
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Noun1.Pavo - a small constellation near the South Pole between Tucana and AraPavo - a small constellation near the South Pole between Tucana and Ara
2.Pavo - peafowl
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Phasianidae, Phasianidae - pheasants; quails; partridges
bird of Juno, peafowl - very large terrestrial southeast Asian pheasant often raised as an ornamental bird
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But when he got out at his own station, when he saw his one-eyed coachman, Ignat, with the collar of his coat turned up; when, in the dim light reflected by the station fires, he saw his own sledge, his own horses with their tails tied up, in their harness trimmed with rings and tassels; when the coachman Ignat, as he put in his luggage, told him the village news, that the contractor had arrived, and that Pava had calved,--he felt that little by little the confusion was clearing up, and the shame and self-dissatisfaction were passing away.
But there had been an important and joyful event: Pava, his best cow, an expensive beast, bought at a show, had calved.
Pava, a perfect beauty, huge as a hippopotamus, with her back turned to them, prevented their seeing the calf, as she sniffed her all over.
Levin went into the pen, looked Pava over, and lifted the red and spotted calf onto her long, tottering legs.
Our dogs are family members," Koutu said, with Pava by his side.
Police discharged their PAVA spray and incapacitated him - he dropped to his knees.
Pava explains that higher levels of chemicals such as oxytocin, serotonin, dopamine, and endorphins stimulate your reward centers.
also contained PAVA "pepper spray" and Ali claimed to have bought it at a funfair for self defence after being the victim of a mugging.
Sources in the home ministry also admitted that there was " a problem with Pava shells and that it is taking steps to rectify it.
A Pirc spokesman said: "The investigation will focus on the discharge of PAVA and the period while the man was in police custody before being transferred into the custody of the Scottish Prison Service.
PAVA is a "potent" chemical that can cause "severe" eye pain.
We are selling the 128GB to pre-booked customers for Dh4,000 and Dh6,000 for over-the-counter sales," Pava said.