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Definition of C turtur

C turtur
Dove Dove, n. [OE. dove, duve, douve, AS. d?fe; akin to OS. d?ba, D. duif, OHG. t?ba, G. taube, Icel. d?fa, Sw. dufva, Dan. due, Goth. d?b?; perh. from the root of E. dive.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A pigeon of the genus Columba and various related genera. The species are numerous. Note: The domestic dove, including the varieties called fantails, tumblers, carrier pigeons, etc., was derived from the rock pigeon (Columba livia) of Europe and Asia; the turtledove of Europe, celebrated for its sweet, plaintive note, is C. turtur or Turtur vulgaris; the ringdove, the largest of European species, is C. palumbus; the Carolina dove, or Mourning dove, is Zenaidura macroura; the sea dove is the little auk (Mergulus alle or Alle alle). See Turtledove, Ground dove, and Rock pigeon. The dove is a symbol of innocence, gentleness, and affection; also, in art and in the Scriptures, the typical symbol of the Holy Ghost.

Meaning of C turtur from wikipedia

- The European turtle dove (Streptopelia turtur) is a member of the bird family Columbidae, the doves and pigeons. The turtle dove is a migratory species...
- The fairy prion (Pachyptila turtur) is a small seabird with the standard prion plumage of black upperparts and white underneath with an "M" wing marking...
- The black-billed wood dove (Turtur abyssinicus) is a pigeon which is a widespread resident breeding bird in a belt across Africa just south of the Sahara...
- The blue-spotted wood dove (Turtur afer) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is abundantly present throughout Africa south of the Sahel ;...
- The blue-headed wood dove (Turtur brehmeri) also known as blue-headed dove is a medium-sized (up to 25 cm long), rufous brown wood-dove with bluish-grey...
- collared dove, Streptopelia roseogrisea European turtle dove Streptopelia turtur Oriental turtle dove Streptopelia orientalis Dusky turtle dove, Streptopelia...
- Part of the Mike Turtur Bikeway runs along the edge of Wayville. Running from the Adelaide city centre to Glenelg, the Mike Turtur Bikeway is the busiest...
- Dove (Turtur tigrinus) near Kindat, Upper Chindwin". J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 17 (1): 249. Johnson KP, De Kort S, Dinwoodey K, Mateman AC, Ten Cate C, Lessells...
- the mourning dove. In the same edition, Linnaeus also named C. canadensis, based on Turtur canadensis, as used by Mathurin Jacques Brisson in 1760. Brisson's...
- 256 as middle C in scientific work is in order that the number of vibrations corresponding with any C shall be a whole number." Turtur, Claus Wilhelm...
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