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Synonyms for ringdove

greyish Old World turtledove with a black band around the neck

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Eurasian pigeon with white patches on wings and neck

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The ringdove's ancient Pehlevi, Coo, coo, coo, signifies also in Persian, 'Where?
"The Medieval Avatars of Kalilah wa-Dimnah: The Digression on Wealth and Poverty in the Ringdove Chapter", Revista de Estudios Hispanicos, 31, 2004; pp.
(29) Daphnis begins the story of the ringdove by connecting Chloe with the heroine in the myth: '[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII.].
In the ringdove (34), rat (35), quail (31), and goldfish (23), the aromatizable androgens induce brain aromatase activity.
Thus, at the end of the play, when he is making his preparations for the Choes festival, he packs in his picnic basket a great number of delicious treats: sliced fish, fig leafs of fat, ringdove, thrush, hare's meat, sausages, baked bread, and flat cakes dripp ing with honey (1098-142).
In April 1905, as commander of the gunboat Ringdove, he sailed into St.
So I shall weep for you, so long as ringdove laments and the
In My Antonia descriptions of the owls that live in the prairie-dog town, an unlikely-sounding species, enable us to identify them as Athene cuniculana, the burrowing owl, a Nebraska native species that nests in prairie-dog burrows or badger-holes; and a description of a ringdove's cry identifies it as Zenaidura macroura, the mourning dove that has a blue eye ring.
Some of the best ones for this use are 'Chidori' (bonsai), white single flowers; 'Hatsune' (bonsai), yellow anemone flowers; 'Yukari' (bonsai), pink single flowers; 'Shizuka' (bonsai), bronze anemone flowers with yellow centers; and 'Ringdove' (charm), rose-pink single flowers with yellow centers bordered in white.