namaqua

noun (1)
na·ma·qua | \nəˈmäkwə\
plural -s

Definition of namaqua 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a long-tailed African dove (Oena capensis)

Namaqua

noun (2)
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variants: or Namaquan \-wən \
plural -s

Definition of Namaqua (Entry 2 of 2)

: nama

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History and Etymology for namaqua

Noun (1)

from Namaqualand, coast region in southwestern Africa

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