Pigeon milk | Article about pigeon milk by The Free Dictionary
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pigeon milk[′pij·ən ‚milk]
A milky glandular secretion of the crop of pigeons that is regurgitated to feed newly hatched young.
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My favourite was the new boy sent for a pint of pigeon milk
The captive program has been successful in its use of pigeon milk
to feed the hatchlings by a surrogate mother or by hand.
PIGEONS are "non pareil", meaning the parents feed the babies pigeon milk
until they are fully feathered.