Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “dovecote”

dovecote

noun [C] (also dovecot)     /ˈdʌv.kəʊt/ US  /-koʊt/
a small building for doves or similar birds to live inAnimal Dwellings - man-madeAnimal dwellings - natural
(Definition of dovecote noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of dovecote

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Animal Dwellings - man-made, but you might be interested in these topics from the Animals generally topic area:

Translations of “dovecote”

Word of the Day

scramble

to mix eggs with a little milk and mix again as they are being fried

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More