turtledove

Definitions of turtledove
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n small Australian dove

Synonyms:
Australian turtledove, Stictopelia cuneata
Type of:
dove
any of numerous small pigeons

n any of several Old World wild doves

Types:
Streptopelia turtur
the common European wild dove noted for its plaintive cooing
Streptopelia risoria, ringdove
greyish Old World turtledove with a black band around the neck; often caged
Type of:
dove
any of numerous small pigeons

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