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pigeon

noun uk   us   /ˈpɪdʒ.ən/
[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 Arabic حَمام…
in Korean 비둘기…
in Malaysian burung merpati…
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 Vietnamese chim bồ câu…
in Spanish paloma…
in Portuguese pomba…
in Thai นกพิราบ…
in German die Taube…
in Catalan colom…
in Japanese ハト…
in Indonesian merpati…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鸽子, 信鸽…
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