noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English culfer, from Vulgar Latin *columbra, from Latin columbula, diminutive of Latin columba dove — more at columbine Date: before 12th century pigeon

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  • Culver — Cul ver, n. [Abbrev. fr. {Culverin}.] A culverin. [1913 Webster] Falcon and culver on each tower Stood prompt their deadly hail to shower. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Culver — Cul ver (k? v?r), n. [AS. culfre, perh. fr. L. columba.] A dove. Culver in the falcon s fist. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • culver — [kul′vər] n. [ME < OE culfer, culufre < VL * columbra, for L columbula, dim. of columba: see COLUMBARIUM] Archaic a dove or pigeon …   English World dictionary

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  • culver — noun a) (British dialect, poetic) A dove or pigeon. Had he so doen, he had him snatcht away, / More light then Culuer in the Faulcons fist. b) A dove, now specifically of the species Columba palumbus. a culver of the forest, that is to say, a… …   Wiktionary

  • culver — /kul veuhr/, n. Brit. Dial. a dove or pigeon. [bef. 900; ME; OE culfer, culfre < VL *columbra, for L columbula, equiv. to columb(a) dove + ula ULE] * * * …   Universalium

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