Definition of imperial pigeon in English:

imperial pigeon

Line breaks: im|per¦ial pi¦geon

noun

A tropical fruit-eating pigeon that typically has a pale greyish head and breast and a dark back, occurring in Australasia, Indonesia, and southern Asia.
  • Genus Ducula, family Columbidae.
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  • European otters and the Christmas Island imperial pigeon are among those now considered out of danger.

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