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Dove

Pronunciation: dŭv
n.1.(Zool.) A pigeon of the genus Columba and various related genera. The species are numerous.
2.A word of endearment for one regarded as pure and gentle.
O my dove, . . . let me hear thy voice.
- Cant. ii. 14.
3.a person advocating peace, compromise or conciliation rather than war or conflict. Opposite of hawk.
Dove tick
(Zool.) a mite (Argas reflexus) which infests doves and other birds.
Soiled dove
a prostitute.
Noun1.dove - any of numerous small pigeons
2.Dovedove - someone who prefers negotiations to armed conflict in the conduct of foreign relations
Synonyms: peacenik
Antonyms:
war hawk, hawk - an advocate of an aggressive policy on foreign relations
3.Dove - a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Puppis and Caelum
Synonyms: Columba
4.dove - flesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising; flesh of a dove (young squab) may be broiled
Synonyms: squab
5.dove - an emblem of peace

DOVE. The name of a well known bird.
     2. Doves are animals ferae naturae, and not the subject of larceny, unless they are in the owner's custody; as, for example, in a dove-house, or when in the nest before they can fly. 9 Pick. 15. See Whelp.

angel, avifauna, babe, baby bird, bird, bird of Jove, bird of Juno, bird of Minerva, bird of night, bird of passage, bird of prey, birdie, birdlife, birdy, cage bird, chick, child, child of nature, conchie, conscientious objector, cygnet, diving bird, dupe, eagle, eaglet, fish-eating bird, fledgling, flightless bird, fowl, fruit-eating bird, fulmar, game bird, hick, infant, ingenue, innocent, insect-eating bird, lamb, lout, mere child, migrant, migratory bird, nestling, newborn babe, noble savage, oaf, oscine bird, owl, pacificator, pacificist, pacifist, passerine bird, peace lover, peacemaker, peacemonger, peacenik, peacock, peafowl, peahen, perching bird, pigeon, ratite, rube, sea bird, seed-eating bird, shore bird, simple soul, songbird, squab, storm petrel, stormy petrel, swan, unsophisticate, wading bird, warbler, water bird, waterfowl, wildfowl, yokel
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Dour
Doura
dourah
dourly
Douroucouli
Douse
Douse the glim
dousing
Dousing-chock
Dout
Douter
DOV
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dove hawk
Dove plant
Dove tick
dove's foot geranium
Dove's-foot
Dove-eyed
Dovecot
dovecote
Dovekie
Dovelet
Dovelike
Dover
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