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house martin

noun
1.
a small European swallow, Delichon urbica, that builds its nest under the eaves of houses.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70
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British Dictionary definitions for house-martin

house martin

noun
1.
a Eurasian swallow, Delichon urbica, with a slightly forked tail and a white and bluish-black plumage
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