pigeon breast


Definition of pigeon breast 

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

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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

pi·​geon breast | \ˈpij-ən- \

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 \ adjective

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