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passenger

1. A passer or passer-by; a wayfarer.

2. A traveler by some established conveyance, as a coach, steamboat, railroad train, etc.

(Science: zoology) Passenger falcon, the common wild pigeon of North America (Ectopistes migratorius), so called on account of its extensive migrations.

Origin: OE. & F. Passager. See Passage, and cf. Messenger.


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A Monkey's Uncle

... of predators innovating or adapting ways to take advantage of previously effective prey survival strategies. Another very good example is the passenger pidgeon itself (although to compare technology/society/language/etc to basic adaptations is a rough analogy indeed). Though the mass-swarm ...

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Mon Mar 19, 2007 9:36 am
 
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A Monkey's Uncle

... even make up my mind about what to have for lunch. But I am by any definition a conservationist. I’m just not a greenie. I think the loss of the Passenger pigeon was tragic only in that it was a result of human greed and cupidity and ignorance. I abhor the pointless death of any life form such ...

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by JDavidE
Sat Mar 17, 2007 11:00 pm
 
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