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Definition of ringdove in English:


A dove or pigeon with a ring-like mark on the neck, in particular:
Example sentences
  • The ringdove, or wood pigeon, is one of the species that are actually endangered because of hunting.
  • He spied a Ringdove among the branches of an oak.

Words that rhyme with ringdove

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