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wood-swallow

[woo d-swol-oh] /ˈwʊdˌswɒl oʊ/
noun
1.
any of several slate-colored songbirds of the family Artamidae, of southeastern Asia, Australia, and New Guinea, having long, pointed wings and noted for their swift, soaring flight.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55
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