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Meaning of RINGDOVE

Pronunciation:  'ring`duv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  Eurasian pigeon with white patches on wings and neck
  2. [n]  grayish Old World turtledove with a black band around the neck; often caged
 

RINGDOVE is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: Columba palumbus, cushat, Streptopelia risoria, wood pigeon
 
 See Also: Columba, genus Columba, pigeon, turtledove

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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}.

 

 

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