Definition of Order columbiformes

1. Noun. Sand grouse; pigeons; doves; extinct dodos and solitaires.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Columbiformes

order Caudata
order Cestida
order Cetacea
order Charadriiformes
order Charales
order Chelonethida
order Chelonia
order Chiroptera
order Chlorococcales
order Chytridiales
order Ciconiiformes
order Cilioflagellata
order Coccidia
order Coleoptera
order Collembola
order Columbiformes
order Colymbiformes
order Commelinales
order Coniferales
order Conodonta
order Conodontophorida
order Coraciiformes
order Cordaitales
order Corrodentia
order Crocodilia
order Crocodylia
order Cuculiformes
order Cycadales
order Cycadofilicales
order Cyclostomata

Literary usage of Order columbiformes

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1. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1897)
"... the underlying spots being purplish-grey, and equally plentifully distributed. Axis, r9-2-2 inches; diam., 1-35-1-45. THE PIGEONS. order columbiformes. ..."

2. The Zoological Record ...: Being Records of Zoological Literature by Zoological Record Association (London, England), Zoological Society of London (1906)
"Order COLUMBIFORMES. Catalogue of the collection in the Wiesbaden Museum ; LAMPE (375). Experiments on heredity in Web-footed Pigeon ; STAPLES-BROWNE, ..."

3. The Valley of Kashmír by Walter Roper Lawrence (1895)
"... 1889, on more than one occasion, but could never get within shot. Order COLUMBIFORMES. Pigeons. ..."

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