Definition of Columbary

1. Noun. A birdhouse for pigeons.

Exact synonyms: Columbarium, Dovecote
Generic synonyms: Birdhouse



Definition of Columbary

1. n. A dovecote; a pigeon house.

Definition of Columbary

1. Noun. A pigeon house or dovecot. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Columbary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Columbary

coltwood
coltwoods
colubrid
colubrid snake
colubridae
colubrids
colubriform
colubrine
colugo
colugos
columbamine
columbaria
columbaries
columbarium
columbariums
columbary (current term)
columbate
columbates
columbia sk virus
columbiad
columbiads
columbian mammoth
columbic
columbic acid
columbiferous
columbiform
columbiform bird
columbine
columbines
columbinic

Literary usage of Columbary

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1. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"columbary of pigeons [L. columbarium, a dave-cote\ Covey of partridges [Fr. couvée, brood}. Crew of sailors, wretches. Cry of falcons. ..."

2. Nathan Bailey's Dictionary, English-German and German-English: Englisch by Nathan Bailey (1810)
"Stauben bou Í/ n. dovehouse, pigeon-house, columbary. ... /n. dove-cot, pigeon-cot, columbary. Stauber> m. cack-pigeon. ..."

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