περιστέρι

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Ultimately from Ancient Greek περιστέριον (peristérion), diminutive of περιστερά (peristerá, pigeon, dove).

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περιστέρι (peristérin (plural περιστέρια, feminine περιστέρα)

  1. rock dove, rock pigeon, Columba livia (usually used for male birds or both sexes generally)
  2. (more generally) dove, pigeon

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