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carrier pigeon

noun

: a type of pigeon that is trained to carry messages

Full Definition of CARRIER PIGEON

1
:  a pigeon used to carry messages; especially :  homing pigeon
2
:  any of a breed of large long-bodied show pigeons
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First Known Use of CARRIER PIGEON

1647

Rhymes with CARRIER PIGEON

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