genus Streptopelia

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Noun1.genus Streptopelia - turtledovesgenus Streptopelia - turtledoves        
bird genus - a genus of birds
Columbidae, family Columbidae - doves and pigeons
turtledove - any of several Old World wild doves
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Ringneck doves are also commonly called Barbary doves, turtle doves (all members of the genus Streptopelia are turtle doves), and some people even refer to them as pigeons.