Definition of Family Columbidae

1. Noun. Doves and pigeons.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Columbidae

family Cistaceae
family Cladoniaceae
family Clathraceae
family Clavariaceae
family Cleridae
family Clethraceae
family Clinidae
family Clupeidae
family Clusiaceae
family Cobitidae
family Coccidae
family Coccinellidae
family Coerebidae
family Colchicaceae
family Colubridae
family Columbidae (current term)
family Comatulidae
family Combretaceae
family Commelinaceae
family Compositae
family Congridae
family Connaraceae
family Convallariaceae
family Convolvulaceae
family Coprinaceae
family Coraciidae
family Cordaitaceae
family Cordylidae
family Coregonidae
family Coreidae

Literary usage of Family 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 ..."

2. History of Saginaw County, Michigan by Michael A. Leeson, Damon Clarke (1881)
"family Columbidae includes the wild pigeon and Carolina dove. The latter resides here during the greater portion of the year. The pigeon is thoroughly ..."

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