Definition of turbit in English:

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turbit

Pronunciation: /ˈtərbət/

noun

A stoutly built pigeon of a domestic breed with a neck frill and short beak.

Origin

Late 17th century: apparently from Latin turbo 'spinning top', from its shape.

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Syllabification: tur·bit

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