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- noun Any of several
Caribbean pigeons, but especially Columba squamosa
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The other land-birds are rails, as large as a pigeon, of a variegated grey colour, with a rusty neck; a black sort with red eyes, not larger than a lark; large violet-coloured coots, with red bald crowns; two sorts of fly-catchers; a very small swallow; and three sorts of pigeons, one of which is _le ramier cuivre_ of Mons.
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 15 Forming A Complete History Of The Origin And Progress Of Navigation, Discovery, And Commerce, By Sea And Land, From The Earliest Ages To The Present Time
Stephen Gauci at tampon ramier, Paris, 2 june 2009
"wood-pigeon," and in France it is called _ramier_.
/. une Tlelle totir Torra judlo, f, m* a wood pigeon, Bifet p ramier Torriiio.