homing pigeon

noun

Definition of homing pigeon

: a racing pigeon trained to return home

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1886

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HOMING PIGEON Defined for English Language Learners

homing pigeon

Definition of homing pigeon for English Language Learners

  • : a pigeon that is trained to return home from a great distance


HOMING PIGEON Defined for Kids

homing pigeon

noun hom·ing pigeon \ ˈhō-miŋ- \

Definition of homing pigeon for Students

: a racing pigeon trained to return home

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