tooth-billed pigeon

noun

Definition of tooth-billed pigeon

: a Samoan pigeon (Didunculus strigirostris) that has a bill superficially resembling that of the extinct dodo, a chiefly chestnut brown body with a greenish black head and neck, and a lower mandible with several notches near the end

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“Tooth-billed pigeon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tooth-billed%20pigeon. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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