Definition of ringdove in English:


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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).
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  • 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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