Definition of imperial pigeon in English:

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imperial pigeon


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

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Syllabification: im·pe·ri·al pi·geon

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