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A large pigeon (Columba palumbus) of Europe and Asia, having a white band on each wing. Also called ringdove.
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(Animals) a large Eurasian pigeon, Columba palumbus, having white patches on the wings and neck. Also called: ringdove or cushat
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1. a Eurasian pigeon, Columba palumbus, having a whitish patch on each side of the neck.
2. any of several other pigeons.
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pigeon - wild and domesticated birds having a heavy body and short legs
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