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pigeon

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pigeon
Columba guinea

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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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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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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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EtymologyEdit

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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pigeon m (plural pigeons)

  1. pigeon

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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

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