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pigeon

noun uk   /ˈpɪdʒ.ən/ us  
[C or U] a large, usually grey bird that is often seen in towns sitting on buildings in large groups, and is sometimes eaten as food [C] a pigeon kept as a pet in order to take part in flying competitions: racing/homing pigeons
Translations of “pigeon”
in Korean 비둘기…
in Arabic حَمام…
in French pigeon…
in Turkish güvercin…
in Italian piccione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鴿子, (作比賽用的)信鴿…
in Russian голубь…
in Polish gołąb…
in Spanish paloma…
in Portuguese pomba…
in German die Taube…
in Catalan colom…
in Japanese ハト…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鸽子, 信鸽…
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