Columbidae

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Related to Doves and pigeons: Columbiformes
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Noun1.Columbidae - doves and pigeonsColumbidae - doves and pigeons      
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Columbiformes, order Columbiformes - sand grouse; pigeons; doves; extinct dodos and solitaires
pigeon - wild and domesticated birds having a heavy body and short legs
genus Columba, Columba - type genus of the Columbidae: typical pigeons
genus Stictopelia, Stictopelia - a genus of Columbidae
genus Zenaidura, Zenaidura - mourning doves
Ectopistes, genus Ectopistes - a genus of Columbidae
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With Chapter Seven, the focus moves to bird offeringsthe doves and pigeons that are prescribed for sacrifice in the Torah.