WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
ring•dove  (ringduv′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Birdsa small Old World dove, Streptopelia risoria, having a black half ring around the nape of the neck.
  2. BirdsSee  wood pigeon. Also,  ring dove′. 
  • ring1 + dove1 1530–40


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

ringdove /ˈrɪŋˌdʌv/ n
  1. another name for wood pigeon
  2. an Old World turtledove, Streptopelia risoria, having a greyish plumage with a black band around the neck



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