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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
nf.
carrier pigeon
exp.
wood 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.
doves will be released
exp.
the hawks and the doves
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'paloma' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
n.
la paloma torcaz
n.
la paloma zorita
n.
la paloma mensajera
n.
la paloma torcaz
n.
la paloma silvestre
n.
la paloma mensajera
exp.
por paloma mensajera
exp.
es corriente {or} frecuente ver palomas en Londres

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