Definition of Columbidae
1. Noun. Doves and pigeons.
Generic synonyms: Bird Family
Group relationships: Columbiformes, Order Columbiformes
Member holonyms: Pigeon, Columba, Genus Columba, Genus Streptopelia, Streptopelia, Genus Stictopelia, Stictopelia, Genus Zenaidura, Zenaidura, Ectopistes, Genus Ectopistes
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Columbidae
Literary usage of Columbidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"COLUMB^E Family columbidae Pigeons and doves are distributed throughout nearly every temperate and tropical country on the globe, nearly five hundred ..."