ground dove

any of several small terrestrial doves of the warmer parts of the Americas, esp. Columbina passerina. Also, ground-dove.
[1720-30, Amer.]

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  • Ground dove — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ground-dove — groundˈ dove or groundˈ pigeon noun Any of various small American pigeons that spend much of their time on the ground • • • Main Entry: ↑ground …   Useful english dictionary

  • ground dove — noun : any of numerous very small chiefly tropical doves; especially : any of various tiny very tame American doves (genus Columbigallina) that nest on the ground or in low trees or bushes * * * any of several small terrestrial doves of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ground-dove — paprastieji dirviniai purpleliai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Claravis angl. ground dove rus. земляная горлица, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – karveliai siauresnis terminas – dryžasparnis dirvinis purplelis siauresnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • ground-dove — rudieji dirviniai purpleliai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Columbina angl. ground dove rus. земляная горлица, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – karveliai siauresnis terminas – auksasnapis dirvinis purplelis siauresnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Common Ground Dove — near Salton Sea, California, USA Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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  • Tanna Ground-dove — Taxobox name = Tanna Ground Dove status = EX | status system = IUCN3.1 extinct = c. 1800 image width = 250px image caption = The female painted in 1774. regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Columbiformes familia = Columbidae… …   Wikipedia

  • Thick-billed Ground-dove — Taxobox name = Thick billed Ground Dove status = EX | status system = IUCN3.1 extinct = mid 20th century regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Columbiformes familia = Columbidae genus = Gallicolumba species = G. salamonis… …   Wikipedia

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