homing pigeon

noun
any pigeon used to carry messages and equipped by training and breeding to fly home, sometimes from great distances.

Origin:
1885–90

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

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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.
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