stock dove

stock dove
a cosmopolitan wild pigeon, Columba oenas, of Europe.
[1300-50; ME stokdove; cf. G Stocktaube; so called because it nests in hollow tree trunks]

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  • stock dove — noun the stock pigeon …   Wiktionary

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