Definition of ringdove in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrɪŋdʌv/


A dove or pigeon with a ring-like mark on the neck, in particular:
  • British The wood pigeon. North American A captive or feral African collared dove (Streptopelia roseogrisea, family Columbidae).
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.
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