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pigeon
Columba guinea

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Old French pijon, from Late Latin pipionem (chirping bird), accusative form of [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] pipio (chirping bird), from pipire (to chirp).

Noun

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pigeon

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  1. One of several birds of the family Columbidae.
  2. (slang) A person who is a target or victim of a confidence game.

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French

Noun

pigeon m. (plural pigeons)

  1. pigeon

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