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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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.
' is very high protein stuff, so the babies grow very fast,' he says.