HyperDic: pigeon

English > 1 sense of the word pigeon:
NOUNanimalpigeonwild and domesticated birds having a heavy body and short legs
pigeon > pronunciation
Soundspih'jhahn; pih'jhihn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
Adrenalin ... zeppelin / Zeppelin: 223 rhymes with ihn...
English > pigeon: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningwild and domesticated birds having a heavy body and short legs.
Member ofColumbidae, family Columbidaedoves and pigeons
Narrowerband-tailed pigeon, band-tail pigeon, bandtail, Columba fasciatawild pigeon of western North America
domestic pigeondomesticated pigeon raised for sport or food
doveAny of numerous small pigeons
passenger pigeon, Ectopistes migratoriusgregarious North American migratory pigeon now extinct
pouter pigeon, pouterOne of a breed of pigeon that enlarge their crop until their breast is puffed out
rock dove, rock pigeon, Columba liviapale grey Eurasian pigeon having black-striped wings from which most domestic species are descended
squabAn unfledged pigeon
wood pigeon, ringdove, cushat, Columba palumbusEurasian pigeon with white patches on wings and neck
Broadercolumbiform birdA cosmopolitan order of land birds having small heads and short legs with four unwebbed toes
Spanishpaloma, palomo, pichón

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