passenger pigeon

noun

Definition of passenger pigeon

  1. :  an extinct but formerly abundant North American migratory pigeon (Ectopistes migratorius)

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1772

First Known Use of passenger pigeon

1772


PASSENGER PIGEON Defined for Kids

passenger pigeon

noun

Definition of passenger pigeon for Students

  1. :  a North American wild pigeon once common but now extinct


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