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ringdove

[ring-duhv] /ˈrɪŋˌdʌv/
noun
1.
a small Old World dove, Streptopelia risoria, having a black half ring around the nape of the neck.
Also, ring dove.
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; ring1 + dove1
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ringdove

/ˈrɪŋˌdʌv/
noun
1.
another name for wood pigeon
2.
an Old World turtledove, Streptopelia risoria, having a greyish plumage with a black band around the neck
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