What is another word for squab?

Pronunciation: [skwˈɒb] (IPA)

Squab, which typically refers to a young domestic pigeon, has a variety of synonyms. One commonly used synonym is "pigeon," which is the adult version of the bird. Other synonyms for squab include "fledgling," "chick," "hatchling," and "young bird." In culinary circles, squab is often referred to as "young pigeon," and is sometimes described as a game bird. Some cultures have their own term for squab, such as "pichón" in Spanish and "pilav" in Turkish. Regardless of the term used, squab is a versatile ingredient that can be prepared in many ways, from roasting to grilling to braising.

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Usage examples for Squab

100 grams 1 squab.
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In the following pages I will endeavor to present with great simplicity the right way to start in the squab business and the results I have obtained in raising squabs for market.
"Raising P.V. Squabs for Profit"
John S. Trecartin
Of the question of profit in squab raising, there is no doubt.
"Raising P.V. Squabs for Profit"
John S. Trecartin

Famous quotes with Squab

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    Alexander Pope

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