mourning dove(redirected from The Carolina Turtledove)
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A grayish-brown, swift-flying dove (Zenaida macroura) of North and Central America, noted for its mournful call. Also called turtledove.
(Animals) a brown North American dove, Zenaidura macroura, with a plaintive song
a dove, Zenaida (Zenaidura) macroura, of North America, noted for its plaintive cooing.