Definition of green pigeon in English:

green pigeon

Syllabification: green pi·geon

noun

  • A fruit-eating pigeon with mainly green plumage occurring in the Old World tropics.
    • Genus Treron, family Columbidae: many species. See also fruit pigeon
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    • Soon enough, there was some commotion among the birders as Nilo pointed out a flock of green pigeons.
    • The green pigeons are endemic to the Andaman islands.
    • Of the game birds, the species such as ducks, teals, sand grouses, quails, green pigeons, black-bucks etc. are commonly found in the district.

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