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  • n. A pair of twins, one male and one female.

Etymologies

From a folk belief that pigeons raise two eggs at the same time, a male and a female. (Wiktionary)

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  • Derives from the fact that pigeons tend to have broods with one male and one female chick.

    June 25, 2011