how to pronounce dovecote


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dovecote is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of dovecote


  1. A small house or box, raised to a considerable height above the ground, and having compartments, in which domestic pigeons breed; a dove house.
  2. In medieval Europe, a round or square structure of stone or wood, free-standing or built into a tower, in which pigeons were kept.

dovecote frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word dovecote occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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