pigeon-livered

adjective
pi·​geon-liv·​ered | \ ˈpi-jən-ˌli-vərd How to pronounce pigeon-livered (audio) \

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First Known Use of pigeon-livered

1604, in the meaning defined above

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“Pigeon-livered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pigeon-livered. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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