What does dovecote mean?

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ˈdʌvˌkoʊt; -kɒtdove·cote

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dovecote, columbarium, columbarynoun

    a birdhouse for pigeons

Wiktionary

  1. dovecotenoun

    A small house or box, raised to a considerable height above the ground, and having compartments, in which domestic pigeons breed; a dove house.

  2. dovecotenoun

    In medieval Europe, a round or square structure of stone or wood, free-standing or built into a tower, in which pigeons were kept.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dovecotenoun

    a small house or box, raised to a considerable height above the ground, and having compartments, in which domestic pigeons breed; a dove house

Freebase

  1. Dovecote

    A dovecote or dovecot is a structure intended to house pigeons or doves. Dovecotes may be square or circular free-standing structures or built into the end of a house or barn. They generally contain pigeonholes for the birds to nest. Pigeons and doves were an important food source historically in Western Europe and were kept for their eggs, flesh, and dung. In Scotland the tradition is continued in modern urban areas.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dovecote in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dovecote in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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