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carrier pigeon

noun

Simple Definition of carrier pigeon

  • : a type of pigeon that is trained to carry messages

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of carrier pigeon

  1. 1 :  a pigeon used to carry messages; especially :  homing pigeon

  2. 2 :  any of a breed of large long-bodied show pigeons

1647

First Known Use of carrier pigeon

1647



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