|(Zool.)||one of numerous species of pigeons which live largely upon the ground, as the tooth-billed pigeon (Didunculus strigirostris), of the Samoan Islands, and the crowned pigeon, or goura. See Goura, and Ground dove (above).|
See also: ground
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.