Definition of dove noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    dove1

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    NAmE//dʌv//
     
     
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  1. 1 a bird of the pigeon family. The white dove is often used as a symbol of peace A dove cooed softly. He wore a dove-gray suit. see also turtle dove
  2. 2a person, especially a politician, who prefers peace and discussion to war opposite hawk
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