pi·​geon·​eer | \ ¦pijə¦ni(ə)r \
plural -s

Definition of pigeoneer

1 : a person who cares for and manages pigeons especially : one in military service who has charge of the breeding, training, housing, and care of homing pigeons
2 : one who kills or captures unwanted pigeons

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History and Etymology for pigeoneer

pigeon entry 1 + -eer

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“Pigeoneer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pigeoneer. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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