from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of pigeons of the warmer parts of America, of stout form, having short rounded wings with falcate first primary, and a very short tail; the partridge-doves. A Jamaican species, G. cristata or sylvatica, is known as the mountain-witch.
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