Definition of Columba palumbus
1. Noun. Eurasian pigeon with white patches on wings and neck.
Generic synonyms: Pigeon
Group relationships: Columba, Genus Columba
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Columba Palumbus
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; ..."