pigeon breast

noun

Definition of pigeon breast

: a deformity of the chest marked by sharp projection of the sternum

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Examples of pigeon breast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Where to eat Costes has had its Michelin star since 2010, and its signature dish—pigeon breast, served rare, with mixed beets and a sauce including Ethiopian coffee—still wins kudos. J.s. Marcus, WSJ, "The Best of Budapest: A Guide for Strategic Travelers," 27 June 2018 Where to eat Costes has had its Michelin star since 2010, and its signature dish—pigeon breast, served rare, with mixed beets and a sauce including Ethiopian coffee—still wins kudos. J.s. Marcus, WSJ, "The Best of Budapest: A Guide for Strategic Travelers," 27 June 2018 Instagram: @thetennesseetruffle Smoked pigeon breast by chef Patrick Tramontana of Antonio’s Maitland. Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Orlando area chefs turn food into art," 31 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of pigeon breast

1837, in the meaning defined above

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“Pigeon breast.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pigeon%20breast. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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pigeon breast

noun
pi·​geon breast | \ ˈpij-ən- How to pronounce pigeon breast (audio) \

Medical Definition of pigeon breast

: a rachitic deformity of the chest marked by sharp projection of the sternum

Other Words from pigeon breast

pigeon-breasted \ ˈpij-​ən-​ˈbres-​təd How to pronounce pigeon-breasted (audio) \ adjective

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