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barn swallow

a common swallow, Hirundo rustica, of North America and Eurasia, that nests in barns and similar buildings.
Origin of barn swallow
1780-90, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for barn swallow
  • The shape of the house wren is distinctly different than the barn swallow and the painted bunting.
  • barn swallow swiftly fly over the river throughout the summer.
British Dictionary definitions for barn swallow

barn swallow

the US and Canadian name for the common swallow, Hirundo rustica See swallow2
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