περιστερά, -ας, ἡ (cf. τρύγων)
Noun (Fem. 1st Decl.)
Perseus Dictionary Entry (Liddell and Scott [and Jones]'s Greek-English Lexicon, 9th ed., 1925-1940)
Click for inflections
cf. τρύγων, turtle-dove, Lk. 2:24
Freq. glossed either as pigeon or dove [however] the use of the latter term in preference to former suggests a difference that cannot precisely be determined from usage in our texts (BDAG s.v. περιστερά).
Occurrences in the GNT
Occurrences in the LXX