bird's nest soup

bird's-nest soup

a Chinese soup made from the mucilaginous lining of the nests of the Asiatic swift.

1870–75 Unabridged
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bird's-nest soup
a rich spicy Chinese soup made from the outer part of the nests of SE Asian swifts of the genus Collocalia

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