rock pigeon

noun

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Recent Examples on the Web The feral pigeons that inhabit the city today are the descendants of wild rock pigeons, also known as rock doves, which are native to Europe, northern Africa and southwestern Asia. Keith Williams, New York Times, 23 May 2018

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First Known Use of rock pigeon

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“Rock pigeon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rock%20pigeon. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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