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tree swallow

noun
1.
a bluish-green and white swallow, Iridoprocne bicolor, of North America, that nests in tree cavities.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism
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Examples from the web for tree swallow
  • The western counterpart of the tree swallow, the violet-green swallow has narrower wings and a shorter tail.
  • Also, you might get a tree swallow, chickadee or wren using your box instead.
  • The wax-coated nutlets are eaten by many species of birds, including the insect-eating tree swallow.

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