Associations to the word «Pigeon»

Pictures for the word «Pigeon»

Wiktionary

PIGEON, noun. One of several birds of the family Columbidae, which consists of more than 300 species.
PIGEON, noun. (slang) A person who is a target or victim of a confidence game.
PIGEON, verb. (transitive) to deceive with a confidence game
PIGEON FANCYING, noun. The breeding, competitive showing and racing of domestic pigeons
PIGEON HOLE, noun. Alternative spelling of pigeonhole
PIGEON HOLES, noun. Plural of pigeon hole
PIGEON PAIR, noun. A pair of twins, one male and one female.
PIGEON PEA, noun. A tropical African plant, Cajanus cajan, formerly Cajanus indicus.
PIGEON PEA, noun. The edible seed of this plant; dahl.
PIGEON POST, noun. The use of homing pigeons to carry messages.
PIGEON POST, noun. (UK) (slang) (Oxford University) The university's internal mail system.
PIGEON RACING, noun. The sport of releasing specially trained homing pigeons (racing pigeons), which then return to their homes over a carefully measured distance.

Dictionary definition

PIGEON, noun. Wild and domesticated birds having a heavy body and short legs.

Wise words

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