Peacock

“(Heb. tuk, apparently borrowed from the Tamil tokei). This bird” is indigenous to India. It was brought to Solomon by his ships “from Tarshish (1 Kings 10:22; 2 Chr. 9:21), which in this case” “was probably a district on the Malabar coast of India, or in” “Ceylon. The word so rendered in Job 39:13 literally means wild,” “tumultuous crying, and properly denotes the female ostrich” (q.v.).

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