culver

noun
cul·​ver | \ ˈkəl-vər How to pronounce culver (audio) , ˈku̇l- How to pronounce culver (audio) \

Definition of culver

: pigeon

First Known Use of culver

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for culver

Middle English, from Old English culfer, from Vulgar Latin *columbra, from Latin columbula, diminutive of Latin columba dove — more at columbine

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“Culver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/culver. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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