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band-tailed pigeon

[ band-teyld ]
/ ˈbændˌteɪld /
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noun

a wild pigeon, Columba fasciata, of western North America, having a gray band on its tail.

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Origin of band-tailed pigeon

An Americanism dating back to 1815–25

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