Turtle-dove

  • 1 turtle dove — UK US noun [countable] [singular turtle dove plural turtle doves] a bird similar to a pigeon that is sometimes used for representing love Thesaurus: species of bird …

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  • 2 TURTLE DOVE — (Heb. תּוֹר, an onomatopoeic word), the Streptopelia turtur. Large flights arrive in Israel in spring, and their cooing, which fills the wood, heralds the advent of spring (Song 2:12). It nests in trees and lays two clutches of eggs. In October… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 3 turtle dove — turtle doves also turtle dove N COUNT A turtle dove is a type of light brown dove which makes a soft pleasant sound and which is said to behave in a very affectionate way towards its sexual partner and its young …

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  • 4 turtle dove — ► NOUN ▪ a small dove with a soft purring call, noted for the apparent affection shown for its mate. ORIGIN from Latin turtur …

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  • 5 turtle dove — turtle ,dove noun count a bird similar to a PIGEON that is sometimes used for representing love …

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  • 6 Turtle Dove — Taxobox name = Turtle Dove status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Columbiformes familia = Columbidae genus = Streptopelia species = S. turtur binomial = Streptopelia… …

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  • 7 turtle-dove — /ˈtɜtl dʌv/ (say tertl duv) noun 1. a small, slender dove, Streptopelia turtur, having a long, graduated tail which is conspicuous in flight. 2. → laughing turtle dove. 3. → spotted turtle dove. Also, turtledove, turtle dove. {turtle2 + dove1} …

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  • 8 turtle dove — noun a small dove with a soft purring call, noted for the apparent affection shown for its mate. [Streptopelia turtur and related species.] Origin ME: turtle from OE turtla, turtle turtle dove (from L. turtur, of imitative origin) …

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  • 9 turtle dove — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms turtle dove : singular turtle dove plural turtle doves a bird similar to a pigeon that is sometimes used for representing love …

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  • 10 turtle dove's — Cockney Rhyming Slang Gloves Where s me turtle dove s …

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  • 11 turtle-dove — see turtle dove …

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  • 12 Turtle Dove — paprastasis karvelis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Streptopelia turtur angl. Turtle Dove vok. Turteltaube …

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  • 13 turtle-dove — n. any wild dove of the genus Streptopelia, esp. S. turtur, noted for its soft cooing and its affection for its mate and young. Etymology: archaic turtle (in the same sense) f. OE turtla, turtle f. L turtur, of imit. orig …

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  • 14 turtle dove — Cockney Rhyming Slang Love All right me old turtle …

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  • 15 turtle-dove — n. Turtle (Columba turtur) …

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  • 16 turtle-dove — wild dove with a plaintive call …

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  • 17 turtle dove — noun /ˈtɜːtəldʌv,ˈtɝtəldʌv/ Any of several birds in the genus Streptopelia of the pigeon family …

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  • 18 Turtle Dove Shoal — is a dangerous shoal about three kilometres wide,cite book | first = Byron | last = Heath | year = 2005 | title = Discovering the Great South Land | publisher = Rosenberg Publishing | location = Dural, New South Wales | isbn = 1877058319] located …

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  • 19 Turtle, Turtle-dove —    Its peculiar peaceful and gentle habit its often referred to in Scripture. A pair was offered in sacrifice by Mary at her purification (Luke 2:24). The pigeon and the turtle dove were the only birds permitted to be offered in sacrifice (Lev. 1 …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 20 Oriental Turtle Dove — Conservation status Least Concern ( …

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