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The Rock Pigeon, Columba livia, is a member of the bird family Columbidae. It has a restricted natural resident range in western and southern Europe, North Africa, and into southwest Asia. The domesticated Rock Pigeon, known as the feral or domestic pigeon, has been widely introduced elsewhere, and is common all over the world. The species was first introduced to North America in 1606 at Port...
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.