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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Eurasian pigeon with white patches on wings and neck; Greyish Old World turtledove with a black band around the neck.

Usage examples (29)
  • So they entered and found all manner fruits in view and birds of every kind and hue, such as ringdove, nightingale and curlew; and the turtle and the cushat sang their...
  • It was very like the hawk perched over and clawing the ringdove she has struck down.
  • Birds of the pigeon kind, such as the ringdove and the turtle-dove, lay two eggs at a time; that is to say, they do so as
  • M.B.O.U., one of our greatest authorities, says that its note is lower and more of a querulous murmur than that of the ringdove. for more
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