from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The wood-pigeon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.), Prov. Eng. The wood pigeon.

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  • noun obsolete The wood pigeon.


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Imitative of its sound?


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  • Dialect name for the ringdove.

    December 21, 2007

  • the woodpigeon.

    March 22, 2008

  • Common Wood Pigeon (Columba palumbus), that is. :-)

    July 21, 2010

  • That is, Common Wood-Pigeon to some.

    July 21, 2010

  • Yep. I've also seen it spelled Woodpigeon, as sionnach noted.

    July 22, 2010

  • Q: What do you get if you cross a kangaroo with a woodpigeon?

    A: The (uncommon) roozoozoo, sometimes known by the alternative spelling ruzuzu.


    July 22, 2010

  • *giggle*

    July 22, 2010

  • Thanks, sionnach!

    July 22, 2010