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Etymology

1. pigeon

noun. ['ˈpɪdʒən, ˈpɪdʒɪn'] wild and domesticated birds having a heavy body and short legs.

Synonyms

  • band-tailed pigeon
  • squab
  • domestic pigeon
  • pouter pigeon
  • rock pigeon
  • family Columbidae
  • rock dove
  • Ectopistes migratorius
  • Columba fasciata
  • Columba palumbus
  • band-tail pigeon
  • pouter
  • Columbidae
  • passenger pigeon
  • dove
  • columbiform bird
  • cushat
  • bandtail
  • Columba livia
  • ringdove

Antonyms

  • hawk

Etymology

  • pyjon (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • pipionem (Latin)

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Rhymes with Pigeon

  • baillargeon
  • bogin
  • colgin
  • cottongin
  • cragin
  • curmudgeon
  • dolgin
  • durgin
  • edgin
  • elgin
  • feagin
  • glycogen
  • gougeon
  • hagin
  • hanjin
  • hodgin
  • iljin
  • jarnagin
  • magin
  • maginn

How do you spell pigeon? Is it pidgeon ?

A common misspelling of pigeon is pidgeon

Sentences with pigeon


1. Noun, singular or mass
The common name for the pigeon people are most likely to see is rock pigeon.

2. Adjective
Buying a pigeon magnet can be quite expensive.

Quotes about pigeon


1. A crossbow?” Pigeon asked.I left my battle-ax in my other jeans,” the man said.
- Brandon Mull, The Candy Shop War

2. Soar Like a Pigeon [10w] Better be a pigeon than an eagle with Indians around.
- Beryl Dov

2. pigeon-breasted

adjective. having a chest deformity marked by a projecting breastbone caused by infantile rickets.

Synonyms

  • unshapely

Antonyms

  • symmetrical
  • well-proportioned

3. pigeon-pea_plant

noun. tropical woody herb with showy yellow flowers and flat pods; much cultivated in the tropics.

Synonyms

  • dahl
  • catjang pea
  • Cajanus cajan
  • shrub
  • dhal
  • Cajanus
  • bush
  • pigeon pea
  • genus Cajanus
  • cajan pea

Antonyms

  • superior
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