Definition of carrier pigeon in English:

carrier pigeon

Line breaks: car|rier pi¦geon


A pigeon trained to carry messages tied to its neck or leg.
More example sentences
  • When I fell sick, I sent a carrier pigeon down to the nearby village of Kishon.
  • Sending a carrier pigeon down Pennsylvania Avenue with a diplomatic note doesn't work in the United States.
  • The biggest shortcoming of the book is its paucity of illustrations: we're told over and over about amazing creatures from the gomphothere to the carrier pigeon, but only a handful of them are pictured.

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