genus Hirundo


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Noun1.genus Hirundo - type genus of the Hirundinidaegenus Hirundo - type genus of the Hirundinidae  
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Hirundinidae, Hirundinidae - swallows and martins
barn swallow, Hirundo rustica, chimney swallow - common swallow of North America and Europe that nests in barns etc.
cliff swallow, Hirundo pyrrhonota - North American swallow that lives in colonies and builds bottle-shaped mud nests on cliffs and walls
Hirundo nigricans, tree martin, tree swallow - of Australia and Polynesia; nests in tree cavities