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"Pavo est pinguis."

Translation:The peacock is fat.

November 3, 2019



He must have eaten the drunken, angry parrot.


The peacock is pinguid should be accepted.


Well, I admit I had to Google the word, as I'd never encountered it in English (53-year-old native speaker), and was surprised to find it did exist, but seems to be defined as "oily" or "greasy", rather than "fat" (as in "obese"). So I suppose it's just about possible, if you were talking about peacock as meat, on the plate. And I accept peacock can be and has been eaten, in other times than ours. So possibly it's OK, but not to describe the living bird.

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