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CARRIER PIGEON

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does carrier pigeon mean? 

CARRIER PIGEON (noun)
  The noun CARRIER PIGEON has 1 sense:

1. a homing pigeon used to carry messages

  Familiarity information: CARRIER PIGEON used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CARRIER PIGEON (noun)


Sense 1carrier pigeon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A homing pigeon used to carry messages

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Hypernyms ("carrier pigeon" is a kind of...):

homer; homing pigeon (pigeon trained to return home)


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