Wordnik word of the day: pavonine

Today’s word of the day is pavonine, meaning “resembling, or like, a peacock.” A synonym is pavonian. The collective noun for a flock of peacocks is a muster. Peacock-blue, sometimes unhyphenated as peacock blue, is a dark, greenish blue, though some of the feathers of a peacock are smaragdine, an emerald-green also called smaragd.