wood pigeon


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wood pigeon

n.
A large pigeon (Columba palumbus) of Europe and Asia, having a white band on each wing. Also called ringdove.

wood pigeon

n
(Animals) a large Eurasian pigeon, Columba palumbus, having white patches on the wings and neck. Also called: ringdove or cushat

wood′ pi`geon


n.
1. a Eurasian pigeon, Columba palumbus, having a whitish patch on each side of the neck.
2. any of several other pigeons.
[1660–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wood pigeon - Eurasian pigeon with white patches on wings and neckwood pigeon - Eurasian pigeon with white patches on wings and neck
pigeon - wild and domesticated birds having a heavy body and short legs
genus Columba, Columba - type genus of the Columbidae: typical pigeons
Translations
holub hřivnáč
sepelkyyhky
örvös galamb
ringduva

wood pigeon

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References in classic literature ?
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I couldn't resist the exhilarating sounding sauteed breast of wild, wood pigeon with blueberry pancakes and crispy bacon served with rich red wine sauce and chocolate sauce.
INGREDIENTS 4 wood pigeon crowns (leg meat and undercarriage removed) 100g elderberries 20g redcurrant jelly 200g black pudding, skinned and diced Salt and pepper 2tbsp rapeseed oil 60g butter300g pigeon stock 1 carrot, 1 onion, 1 leek, 1 celery stick, 1 litre cold water 1 bay leaf 6 peppercorns METHOD To cook the pigeon: 1.
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