Definition of Tumbler pigeon

1. Noun. Pigeon that executes backward somersaults in flight or on the ground.

Exact synonyms: Roller, Tumbler
Generic synonyms: Domestic Pigeon
Derivative terms: Tumble



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tumbler Pigeon

tumble driers
tumble dry
tumble dryer
tumble dryers
tumble to
tumblebug
tumblebugs
tumbled
tumbledown
tumbledung
tumbledungs
tumblehome
tumblehomes
tumbler
tumbler pigeon (current term)
tumblerful
tumblerfuls
tumblers
tumblersful
tumbles
tumbleset
tumblesets
tumbleth
tumbleweed
tumbleweed moment
tumbleweeds
tumbling
tumbling mill
tumblings

Literary usage of Tumbler pigeon

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1. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1874)
"ACQUIRED HABITS OF THE tumbler pigeon. Mr. Darwin, in a recent communication to Nature, refers to a very remarkable East Indian variety of the tumbler ..."

2. Annual Record of Science and Industry by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1875)
"ACQUIRED HABITS OF THE tumbler pigeon. Mr.Darwin, in a recent communication to Nature, refers to a very remarkable East Indian variety of the tumbler pigeon ..."

3. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction by Reuben Percy, John Timbs (1831)
"WHIRLS OF THE tumbler pigeon. A Correspondent of the Magazine of Natural History suspects this movement to be practised only by the male pigeon ; but a ..."

4. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1831)
"Whirls of the tumbler pigeon. — Sir, If Mr. Swainson, or any of the learned contributors to your Magazine, will condescend to give a satisfactory reason for ..."

5. Charles Darwin's Works by Charles Darwin (1896)
"LOTAN " tumbler pigeon, i. 157. ... tumbler pigeon, i. 157. Loxia pyrrhula, ii. 137. LUBBOCK, Sir J., developments of the ..."

6. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge (1901)
"... or other tumbler pigeon" The breed is now well established, and may be said to be of a general uniform type. ..."

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