noun dove·cote \ˈdəv-ˌkōt, -ˌkät\

: a small house or box for pigeons to live in

Full Definition of DOVECOTE

:  a small compartmented raised house or box for domestic pigeons
:  a settled or harmonious group or organization

Variants of DOVECOTE

dove·cote also dove·cot \-ˌkät\

First Known Use of DOVECOTE

15th century


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