A constellation within the south Hemisphere near Caelum and Puppis. Also called Dove.
A genus of pigeons, formerly coextensive utilizing the order Columbæ, now restricted to species typical regarding the family Columbidæ and subfamily Columbinæ, such as the domestic pigeon or rock-dove (C. livia), the stock-dove (C. ænas), the ring-dove (C. palumbus), and many other individuals of both hemispheres.
In conchology, a genus of bivalve mollusks.
[l. c] [ML.] In medieval church, title directed at the vessel where sacrament had been kept, whenever, as had been often the case, it had been built in the form of a dove.
Same as columbo.
type genus of this Columbidae: typical pigeons
a constellation within the southern hemisphere near Puppis and Caelum