A variety of the domestic pigeon, so called from the shape of the tail.
- Any of a breed of domestic pigeons having a rounded, fan-shaped tail.
- Any of several birds of the genus Rhipidura of eastern Asia and Australia, having a long, fan-shaped tail.
- Any of a breed of goldfish having a wide, fanlike double tail fin.
- A fanlike tail or end.
- Nautical The stern overhang of a ship.