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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That genus of Columbid√¶ which contains the Carolina dove, or mourning-dove, Z. carolinensis: so called from the peculiarity of the tail, which has fourteen instead of twelve feathers.

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  • n. mourning doves

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