pelican crossing

noun

Definition of pelican crossing

British

  1. :  a place where a person can stop traffic in order to cross the road by pressing a button that controls the traffic lights

Word by Word Definitions

pelicanplay
  1. :  any of a genus (Pelecanus) of large web-footed fish-eating birds with a very large bill and distensible gular pouch

crossingplay
  1. :  the act or action of crossing: such as

    :  a traversing or traveling across

    :  an opposing, blocking, or thwarting especially in an unfair or dishonest manner


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