band-tailed pigeon

[ band-teyld ]
/ ˈbændˌteɪld /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. band theory,
  2. band-aid,
  3. band-gala,
  4. band-pass filter,
  5. band-shaped keratopathy,
  6. banda,
  7. banda aceh,
  8. banda sea,
  9. banda, hastings kamuzu,
  10. bandage

Origin of band-tailed pigeon

An Americanism dating back to 1815–25

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