- another name for wood pigeon
- an Old World turtledove, Streptopelia risoria, having a greyish plumage with a black band around the neck
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
- Birdsa small Old World dove, Streptopelia risoria, having a black half ring around the nape of the neck.
- BirdsSee wood pigeon. Also,ring′ dove′.
- ring1 + dove1 1530–40