fruit dove

noun

Definition of fruit dove

: any of numerous small brighly colored fruit-eating pigeons that have bright red or yellow feet and legs, that are usually made a subfamily of Columbidae but sometimes a separate family, and that are found mainly in an area extending from India to Polynesia and south to Australia

called also fruit pigeon

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“Fruit dove.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fruit%20dove. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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