A dove carrying an olive branch, a symbol of peace in Western and Judeo-Christian culture. Depicted as a white bird in full profile facing left, flying as it holds a green sprig in its beak.
Commonly used to represent such sentiments as peace, love, hope, and reconciliation.
Microsoft’s dove was previously flying right, without an olive branch.
📅 Dove was approved as part of Unicode 7.0 in 2014
under the name “Dove of Peace”
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.