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Definition of carrier pigeon noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

carrier pigeon

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkæriə pɪdʒɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkæriər pɪdʒɪn//
 
Birds
 
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a pigeon (= a type of bird) that has been trained to carry messages See related entries: Birds
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: carrier pigeon