paloma translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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paloma

  
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1      (Orn)   dove, pigeon  
MODISMOS ¡palomita!      darling!  
  paloma buscadora de blancos   homing pigeon  
  paloma de la paz   dove of peace  
  paloma mensajera   carrier pigeon, homing pigeon  
  paloma torcaz   wood pigeon, ringdove
2    (=persona)   meek and mild person,   (Pol)   dove  
  paloma sin hiel   pet, lamb
3    (=ejercicio)   handstand
4      (CAm, Caribe, Méx)   (=cometa)   kite
5    palomas     (Náut)   white horses, whitecaps   (EEUU)  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
ring dove
exp.
wood pigeon
nf.
carrier pigeon
exp.
he released a white dove as a token of peace
exp.
my pigeon has escaped
exp.
he turned the handkerchief into a dove
exp.
the magician made a dove disappear
exp.
the hawks and the doves
exp.
doves will be released
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'paloma' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
n.
la paloma torcaz
n.
la paloma silvestre
n.
la paloma mensajera
n.
la paloma zorita
n.
la paloma torcaz
n.
la paloma mensajera
exp.
por paloma mensajera
exp.
es corriente {or} frecuente ver palomas en Londres
"paloma": examples and translations in context
Pero nos hemos comunicado mediante paloma mensajera. Problem is we've been communicating with him by carrier pigeon essentially.
Es el equivalente cretáceo de una paloma mensajera. It's the Cretaceous equivalent of a carrier pigeon.
Actúa misteriosamente, como Copperfield con la paloma. You should be mysterious, like Copperfield with the dove.
Pero un día la paloma voló... But one day the dove flew out...
Vente, vamos a ver si nos dan una paloma. Come, let's see if we can get a freebie.
Denos una paloma, hermanito, el Frijolito ya se cansó. Give is a freebie, brother, the Bean is tired.
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