rock dove

rock dove

noun
a European pigeon, Columba livia, from which most domestic pigeons have been developed.
Also called rock pigeon.


Origin:
1645–55

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rock dove or rock pigeon
 
n
a common dove, Columba livia, from which domestic and feral pigeons are descended. It has a pale grey plumage with black-striped wings
 
rock pigeon or rock pigeon
 
n

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