pigeon

EnglishEdit

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pigeon
Columba guinea

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Old French pyjon, from Late Latin pipionem (chirping bird), accusative singular of Latin pipio (chirping bird), from pipiō (to chirp).

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NounEdit

pigeon (plural pigeons)

  1. One of several birds of the family Columbidae, which consists of more than 300 species.
  2. (slang) A person who is a target or victim of a confidence game.

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VerbEdit

pigeon (third-person singular simple present pigeons, present participle pigeoning, simple past and past participle pigeoned)

  1. (transitive) to deceive with a confidence game
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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French pyjon, from Late Latin pipionem (chirping bird), accusative singular of Latin pipio (chirping bird), from pipiō (to chirp).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pigeon m (plural pigeons)

  1. pigeon

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  • aile de pigeon
  • je me suis fait pigeonner
  • je me suis laissé pigeonner
  • loger avec les pigeons
  • loger comme les pigeons
  • l'industrie pigeonnière
  • pigeon à calotte
  • pigeon à capuchon
  • pigeon à caroncule
  • pigeon à cravate
  • pigeon à grosse gorge
  • pigeon biset
  • pigeon bleu
  • pigeon boulant
  • pigeon bouvreuil
  • pigeon capucin
  • pigeon cigogne
  • pigeon colombin
  • pigeon cravaté
  • pigeon culbutant
  • pigeon d'argile
  • pigeon de fantaise
  • pigeon de roche
  • pigeon de structure
  • pigeon des villes
  • pigeon de ville
  • pigeon domestique
  • pigeon domestiqué
  • pigeon femelle
  • pigeon grosse gorge
  • pigeonite
  • pigeon mâle
  • pigeon messager
  • pigeon migrateur
  • pigeonnier militaire
  • pigeonnage
  • pigeonnant
  • pigeonne
  • pigeonner
  • pigeonnier
  • pigeonnier contraceptif
  • pigeonneau
  • pigeonnelle
  • pigeon paon
  • pigeon ramier
  • pigeon romain
  • pigeon tambour
  • pigeon vole
  • pigeon voyageur
  • plumer un pigeon
  • soutien-gorge pigeonnant

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JèrriaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French pyjon, from Late Latin pipionem (chirping bird), accusative singular of Latin pipio (chirping bird), from pipiō (to chirp).

NounEdit

pigeon m (plural pigeons)

  1. pigeon

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 18:04