Definition of 'dove'
Example sentences containing 'dove'
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On one memorable occasion the doves landed on his head. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A large group of nesting boxes for doves is set in the walls on either side of the central archway. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The parasite is common in pigeons and collared doves and can also affect birds of prey, which feed on sick pigeons and doves. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Turtle doves are difficult to survey, for the calling males range about and can easily be double-counted. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Trends of 'dove'
Used Occasionally. dove is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'dove'
British English: dove /dʌv/ NOUN
A dove is a white bird that looks like a pigeon.
- American English: dove
- Arabic: يـَمَامَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: pombo
- Chinese: 鸽子
- Croatian: grlica
- Czech: holubice
- Danish: due
- Dutch: duif
- European Spanish: paloma blanco
- Finnish: kyyhkynen
- French: colombe
- German: Taube
- Greek: περιστέρι
- Italian: colomba
- Japanese: ハト
- Korean: 비둘기
- Norwegian: due
- Polish: gołębica
- European Portuguese: pombo
- Romanian: porumbel
- Russian: голубь
- Spanish: palomo
- Swedish: duva
- Thai: นกพิราบ
- Turkish: beyaz güvercin
- Ukrainian: голуб
- Vietnamese: chim bồ câu
Definition of dove from the Collins English Dictionary
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