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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. Swim under water
    "the children enjoyed diving and looking for shells"
  2. Drop steeply
    "the stock market dived";
    - plunge, plunk
  3. (water sport) plunge into water
    "I was afraid to dive from the board into the pool"
  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, sink, submerge, submerse, swim

Part of: domestic pigeon

Encyclopedia: Dove, Jonathan