(redirected from Doves)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for dove

someone who prefers negotiations to armed conflict in the conduct of foreign relations

a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Puppis and Caelum


flesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising


an emblem of peace

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Geographic redistribution of breeding White-winged Doves in the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas: 1976-1997.
Also on view at The Ringling will be Artificial Changelings from 1998, in which a kleptomaniac in 19th-century Paris dreams of a 21-century hacker; Spectropia, a piece that might seem to foreshadow the dot-com bust of the early 2000s in its take on credit, debt and consumer culture, but that Dove says was actually written about the economic crash and Depression of the 1930s; and Lucid Possession, which tells the tale of a young woman programmer who's created an avatar that goes live on the internet.
The young doves will remain dependent on parental care for approximately 18 days, at which time they will be able to fend for themselves.
1987) found that very few intact seeds passed through the digestive systems of adult mourning doves and only a low amount of seeds were recovered from faecal material found in dove nests, that is why they considered that this species of pigeon rarely acted as seed disperser.
As whitewinged dove postbreeding grounds continue to expand into more northern areas, or if additional nonmigratory populations occur, it might lead to a feedback loop whereby most seeds are utilized by doves but a few survive digestion to germinate, creating an increased postbreeding food supply.
Most birdwatchers have never seen a Turtle Dove in North Wales; the last pairs bred in the region in the late 1980s, and the retreat has continued back to Eastern England.
Trace one dove onto each piece of construction paper and decorate them using your art materials.
Heck, the first three doves Mason killed were probably actually shot by my good friend and country singer Daryl Singletary, whose family often joins us on the outing.
We hope families visiting the peace garden are inspired by Picasso's doves to get crafty and think about their own messages for peace; and that this helps them engage with Picasso's art.
Following this habitat loss, and possibly associated with it, white-winged doves began expanding northward, forming urban populations.
The only doves suitable for "Dove Releases" are well-trained Rock Doves.
The foothills, desert areas and valley floors are loaded with dove weed holding good numbers of doves.
Suthers suggests that researchers examine the muscles of songbirds, which have more-complex songs than doves do.
Last year, giant Peace Doves "flew" in China, at the Coliseum in Rome, in Ecuador and Japan, across the U.