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rough-winged swallow

[ruhf-wingd] /ˈrʌfˌwɪŋd/
noun
1.
either of two New World swallows of the genus Stelgidopteryx, having outer primary feathers with small barblike hooks on the margins.
2.
any of several African swallows of the genus Psalidoprocne, having similar feathers.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism
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