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turtledove

noun tur·tle·dove \-ˌdəv\

: a type of bird that makes a soft pleasant sound

Full Definition of TURTLEDOVE

:  any of several small wild pigeons (genus Streptopelia and especially S. turtur) noted for plaintive cooing
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First Known Use of TURTLEDOVE

14th century
TURTLEDOVE Defined for Kids

turtledove

noun tur·tle·dove \ˈtər-təl-ˌdəv\

Definition of TURTLEDOVE for Kids

:  a small wild pigeon that has a low soft cry

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