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Co·lum·ba

 (kə-lŭm′bə)
n.
A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Caelum and Puppis. Also called Dove.

[Latin columba, dove.]

Columba

also Col·um  (kŭl′əm), Saint 521-597.
Irish missionary who established a monastery on the island of Iona and subsequently Christianized northern Scotland.

Columba

(kəˈlʌmbə)
n, Latin genitive Columbae (kəˈlʌmbiː)
(Astronomy) as in Alpha Columbae. a small constellation in the S hemisphere south of Orion
[Latin, literally: dove]

Columba

(kəˈlʌmbə)
n
(Biography) Saint. ?521–597 ad, Irish missionary: founded the monastery at Iona (563) from which the Picts were converted to Christianity. Feast day: June 9

Co•lum•ba

(kəˈlʌm bə)

n.
Saint, A.D. 521–597, Irish missionary in Scotland.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Columba - a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Puppis and Caelum
2.Columba - type genus of the Columbidae: typical pigeons
bird genus - a genus of birds
Columbidae, family Columbidae - doves and pigeons
Columba livia, rock dove, rock pigeon - pale grey Eurasian pigeon having black-striped wings from which most domestic species are descended
bandtail, band-tail pigeon, band-tailed pigeon, Columba fasciata - wild pigeon of western North America; often mistaken for the now extinct passenger pigeon
Columba palumbus, cushat, wood pigeon, ringdove - Eurasian pigeon with white patches on wings and neck
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