Definition of ringdove in US English:

ringdove

noun

  • A dove or pigeon with a ring-shaped mark around the neck.

    (British)the wood pigeon the wood pigeon

    a captive or feral African collared dove (Streptopelia roseogrisea, family Columbidae)

    • ‘He spied a Ringdove among the branches of an oak.’
    • ‘The ringdove, or wood pigeon, is one of the species that are actually endangered because of hunting.’

Pronunciation

ringdove

/ˈriNGdəv//ˈrɪŋdəv/