Peristeronic /pəˌrɪstəˈrɒnɪk/ (adj.)
- A reference to pigeons
- Of or relating to pigeons
Pigeon-fancying was a popular pastime in nineteenth century England. Charles Darwin became a fancier in 1855 and studied variations in pigeons as part of his research for his seminal work, On the Origin of the Species. All that being said, peristeronic is now an extremely obscure word and only came to my attention through my reading of the online comic strip xkcd.
Sorry folks, but it has been that kind of week. 😉