house-martin

house martin

noun
a small European swallow, Delichon urbica, that builds its nest under the eaves of houses.

Origin:
1760–70

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house martin
 
n
a Eurasian swallow, Delichon urbica, with a slightly forked tail and a white and bluish-black plumage

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