Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- homing pigeon
- any of a breed of large show pigeons with big wattles
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- A homing pigeon, especially one trained to carry messages.
- Any of various large domestic pigeons having a prominent wattle.