Variant of pigeon
- any of a family (Columbidae, order Columbiformes) of birds with a small head, plump body, long, pointed wings, and short legs
- ☆ clay pigeon
- a girl or young woman
- Slang a person easily deceived or gulled; dupe
Origin: Middle English pejon from Middle French pijon from Late Latin pipio (gen. pipionis), chirping bird, squab from Classical Latin pipire, to chirp, of echoic origin, originally
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