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Definition: Turtur rubicolus
, n. [See 1ts Turtle
1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of pigeons
belonging to Turtur
and allied genera, native of various
parts of the Old World; especially, the common European
species (Turtur vulgaris
), which is noted for its
plaintive note, affectionate disposition, and devotion to
Note: The South African turtledove (Turtur albiventris
and the ashy turtledove of India (Turtur rubicolus
are similar to the European species in their habits.
2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of pigeons more or
less resembling the true turtledoves, as the American
mourning dove (see under Dove
), and the Australian
turtledove (Stictopelia cuneata
Note: The turtledove of the Scriptures is probably Turtur
risorius, a species which is still plentiful in Egypt
and other Eastern countries. It is closely allied to
the European turtledove.