pigeon milk


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pigeon milk

[′pij·ən ‚milk]
(physiology)
A milky glandular secretion of the crop of pigeons that is regurgitated to feed newly hatched young.
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He came back with a pigeon and said: "The chap at the shop had run out of pigeon milk.
PIGEONS are "non pareil", meaning the parents feed the babies pigeon milk until they are fully feathered.