culver

[kuhl-ver]
noun British Dialect.
a dove or pigeon.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English; Old English culfer, culfre < Vulgar Latin *columbra, for Latin columbula, equivalent to columb(a) dove + -ula -ule

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culver (ˈkʌlvə)
 
n
pigeon an archaic or poetic name for dove
 
[Old English culfre, from Latin columbula a little dove, from columba dove]

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