house martin(redirected from Northern House-martin)
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A swallow (Delichon urbica) of Eurasia and Africa, having blue-black plumage, a white rump and white underparts, and a forked tail. Also called martlet.
(Animals) a Eurasian swallow, Delichon urbica, with a slightly forked tail and a white and bluish-black plumage
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|Noun||1.||house martin - common small European martin that builds nests under the eaves of houses|
martin - any of various swallows with squarish or slightly forked tail and long pointed wings; migrate around Martinmas