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Noun: dove  dúv
  1. Any of numerous small pigeons
     
  2. Someone who prefers negotiations to armed conflict in the conduct of foreign relations
    - peacenik
     
  3. Flesh of a pigeon suitable for roasting or braising; flesh of a dove (young squab) may be broiled
    - squab
     
  4. An emblem of peace
Noun: Dove  dúv
  1. A constellation in the southern hemisphere near Puppis and Caelum
    - Columba
Verb: dive (dived, also dove)  dIv
  1. Drop steeply
    "the stock market dived";
    - plunge, plunk
     
  2. (water sport) plunge into water
    "I was afraid to dive from the board into the pool"
     
  3. Swim under water
    "the children enjoyed diving and looking for shells"
     
  4. (sports) deliberately fall down after a challenge, imitating being fouled, in the hope of getting the opponent penalized

Derived forms: doves

Type of: allegory, come down, constellation, descend, disarmer, emblem, fall, go down, pacificist, pacifist, pigeon, poultry, submerge, submerse, swim

Antonym: hawk

Part of: domestic pigeon

Encyclopedia: Dove, Arthur Garfield

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