What is another word for doves?

Pronunciation: [dˈʌvz] (IPA)

Doves, the symbol of peace and love, are often referenced in literature, poetry and art. Synonyms for the word "doves" include pigeon, turtledove, rock dove and wild pigeon. While pigeons and turtledoves are related bird species that share many of the same physical characteristics of doves, rock doves typically refer to the same species as domestic pigeons. Wild pigeons, on the other hand, are the same species as rock doves but are not typically kept as domesticated birds. Regardless of the term used, these gentle birds continue to hold a special place in our hearts and culture as a symbol of peace, love, and hope.

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Usage examples for Doves

At length, in the early days of June, 1908, the wished opportunity was mine-wished yet feared, seeing that it was possible some disaster had fallen upon that unique colony of stock-doves.
"Afoot in England"
W.H. Hudson
It was, on this occasion, a great pleasure to listen to the doves.
"Afoot in England"
W.H. Hudson
The work lasted three years, and immediately on its conclusion the doves began to return, and were now as numerous as formerly.
"Afoot in England"
W.H. Hudson

Famous quotes with Doves

  • The dove act? I'm still working on it. I don't think it's perfect yet. I got my first pair of doves when I was 14 years old. That was the beginning of the formation of that act. So it's been 24 years now that I've been working on it.
    Lance Burton
  • My good health is due to a soup made of white doves. It is simply wonderful as a tonic.
    Chiang Kai-shek
  • The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace.
    Nikita Khrushchev
  • But for 30 years, Orthodox leaders have tipped the balance between hawks and doves, and have been in a position to determine who forms a coalition and who runs the country.
    Amos Oz
  • The more bombers, the less room for doves of peace.
    Nikita Khrushchev

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