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C palumbusDove 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. Columba palumbusRingdove Ring"dove`, n. (Zo["o]l.)
A European wild pigeon (Columba palumbus) having a white
crescent on each side of the neck, whence the name. Called
also wood pigeon, and cushat. Columba palumbusQueest Queest, n. [Cf. Icel. kvisa a kind of bird, kvistr a
branch of a tree, and E. cushat.] (Zo["o]l.)
The European ringdove (Columba palumbus); the cushat.
[Written also quist, queeze, quice, queece.] See
Meaning of Palumbus from wikipedia
- the genus Columba
name Columba palumbus
. The specific epithet palumbus
is from the Latin palumbes
for a wood pigeon. Five subspecies...
- Carolina, Florida
and the Bahama
Islands, which referred
to this bird as Palumbus
migratorius, and was accompanied
by the earliest published
- The Madeiran
maderensis) was a subspecies
of the wood pigeon
(Portugal), and found...
- pigeon, Columba palumbus azorica
(Portuguese: pombo-torcaz-dos-açores) is an endemic subspecies
of the common
- Meanwhile, "wood pigeon" by itself usually means
). This genus
as understood today
to the Old World, but some –...
- The Common
) is common throughout
- species behind
was the 480 g (17 oz) common
) and the buzzards
took four times
as many adults relative
is a female given
", which means
"dove", a symbol
of peace. The name also can be understood
as the Holy Spirit...
- The common
had a poorly defined Madeiran
subspecies, Columba palumbus
maderensis. This was paler
than the trocaz pigeon
and had white
dove may refer
to: Columba palumbus
, the common
wood pigeon Streptopelia
decaocto, the Eurasian collared
dove Ring-necked dove genus...
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