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  1. dove(noun)

    any of numerous small pigeons

  2. dove, peacenik(noun)

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

  3. Columba, Dove(noun)

    a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Puppis and Caelum

  4. squab, dove(noun)

    flesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising; flesh of a dove (young squab) may be broiled

  5. dove(noun)

    an emblem of peace

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  1. Dove(n.)

    a person advocating peace, compromise or conciliation rather than war or conflict. Opposite of hawk.

  2. Origin: [OE. dove, duve, douve, AS. dfe; akin to OS. dba, D. duif, OHG. tba, G. taube, Icel. dfa, Sw. dufva, Dan. due, Goth. db; perh. from the root of E. dive.]

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  1. Dove(ProperNoun)

    constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Caelum and Puppis

  2. Origin: A modern dialectal formation of the strong declension, by analogy with drive → drove and weave → wove.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Dove

    of Dive

  2. Dove(noun)

    a pigeon of the genus Columba and various related genera. The species are numerous

  3. Dove(noun)

    a word of endearment for one regarded as pure and gentle

  4. Origin: [OE. dove, duve, douve, AS. dfe; akin to OS. dba, D. duif, OHG. tba, G. taube, Icel. dfa, Sw. dufva, Dan. due, Goth. db; perh. from the root of E. dive.]

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  1. Dove

    in Christian art the symbol of the Holy Ghost, or of a pure, or a purified soul, and with an olive branch, the symbol of peace and the gospel of peace.


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