Definition of Columbidae
1. Noun. Doves and pigeons.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Columbiformes, Order Columbiformes
Member holonyms: Pigeon, Columba, Genus Columba, Genus Streptopelia, Streptopelia, Genus Stictopelia, Stictopelia, Genus Zenaidura, Zenaidura, Ectopistes, Genus Ectopistes
Lexicographical Neighbors of Columbidae
Literary usage of Columbidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"COLUMB^E Family Columbidae Pigeons and doves are distributed throughout nearly every temperate and tropical country on the globe, nearly five hundred ..."