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Definition of Ringdove

Ringdove
Ringdove 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.
ringdove
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 Ringdove from wikipedia

- This is about the bird also called the ring dove; for other definitions, see Ring dove. The Barbary dove, ringed turtle dove, ringneck dove, ring-necked...
- ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Ringdove, another name for the Barbary dove: HMS Ringdove (1806) was an 18-gun Cruizer-cl**** brig-sloop...
- HMS Ringdove (or Ring Dove) was a Royal Navy 18-gun Cruizer-cl**** brig-sloop that Matthew Warren built at Brightlingsea and launched in 1806. She took...
- Ring-necked dove HMS Ringdove, a name used for seven ships of the Royal Navy SS Ringdove, a coaster in service 1947-50 Ringdove, a former capital city...
- Star' 'Brimstone' f. prostratus 'Snow flurry' 'Golden Spray' 'Pink Cloud' 'Ringdove' "Symphyotrichum ericoides". NatureServe Explorer. NatureServe. Retrieved...
- example, the woodpigeon is often referred to, by another name, as the ringdove, due to the white markings on its neck.[citation needed] Historically,...
- Empire Conexe. In 1947, she was sold into merchant service and renamed Ringdove, serving until 1950 when she was s****ped. The ship was built in 1912 by...
- HMS Ringdove was a Redbreast-cl**** gunboat of the Royal Navy, built at Devonport Dockyard and launched on 30 April 1889. She commenced service on the Australia...
- Leeward Island. The Ringdove Stream runs east along the northern flanks of the Reliance Ridge to reach the large, rocky Ringdove Bay in the southeast...
- proposes that "The appellation is presumably taken from the story of the ringdove in Kalilah wa-Dimnah in which it is related that a group of animals by...
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