Definition of Columba palumbus

1. Noun. Eurasian pigeon with white patches on wings and neck.

Exact synonyms: Cushat, Ringdove, Wood Pigeon
Generic synonyms: Pigeon
Group relationships: Columba, Genus Columba



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Columba Palumbus

Colosseum
Colossian
Colossians
Colossus of Rhodes
Colour Index
Colson
Colton
Coluber
Coluber constrictor
Coluber constrictor flaviventris
Coluber hippocrepis
Colubrina
Columba
Columba fasciata
Columba livia
Columba palumbus
Columbia
Columbia-Wenatchi
Columbia Mental Maturity Scale
Columbia River
Columbia University
Columbia tiger lily
Columbian
Columbians
Columbidae
Columbiformes
Columbus
Columbus Day
Columbusing
Colutea

Literary usage of Columba palumbus

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1. List of the Specimens of Birds in the Collection of the British Museum by George Robert Gray (1856)
"columba palumbus. The Ring Dove. columba palumbus, Linn. SN ip 282. Columba torquata, Leach, Syst. Cat. ... Columba (Palumbus) torquatus, Bl. Cat. p. 233. ..."

2. The Entertaining Naturalist: Being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and by Loudon (Jane) (1850)
"THE RINGDOVE, CUSHAT, OR WOOD PIGEON, (columba palumbus,) Is the largest Pigeon found in our island, by which it may be distinguished from all others; ..."

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