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tobacco dove

/tabákadóv <Gen.>; bákadó <Eleu., Mayag.>/ [cf. US Black 'backer tobacco (Parsons 1917a:178); OED idem (Cent. Dict. 1889)] n. a small ground dove, Columbina passerina: 1782 Musketo hawks, tobacco doves. . .(Bruce 46). = SAND DOVE

Tags: animal, bird, noun

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Last update: 2011-07-28 20:50
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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