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homing pigeon

any pigeon used to carry messages and equipped by training and breeding to fly home, sometimes from great distances.
Origin of homing pigeon
1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • She has a natural homing pigeon instinct, never gets lost, remembers a place after being there once and is great with her hands.
British Dictionary definitions for homing pigeon

homing pigeon

any breed of pigeon developed for its homing instinct, used for carrying messages or for racing Also called homer
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