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paloma  

      sf  
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.
he turned the handkerchief into a dove
exp.
my pigeon has escaped
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 silvestre
n.
la paloma zorita
n.
la paloma torcaz
n.
la paloma torcaz
n.
la paloma mensajera
n.
la paloma mensajera
exp.
por paloma mensajera
exp.
es corriente {or} frecuente ver palomas en Londres
"paloma": examples and translations in context
Tu cuello es como una paloma. Your neck is like a dove.
Amable y cariñosa como una paloma. Kind and loving as a dove.
Revoloteas a su lado como una paloma. You flutter around her like a pigeon.
A una paloma hay que atraparla. You got to catch a pigeon.
Aquí hay un bonito transmisor llamado "paloma mensajera". Here's a nice little transmitting device, called a homer.
Captamos su señal de la "paloma". We picked up his homer signal.
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