chimney swallow


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chimney swallow

n
1. (Animals) another name for common swallow. See swallow2
2. (Animals) a less common name for chimney swift
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Noun1.chimney swallow - American swift that nests in e.g. unused chimneyschimney swallow - American swift that nests in e.g. unused chimneys
swift - a small bird that resembles a swallow and is noted for its rapid flight
Chateura, genus Chateura - a genus of Apodidae
2.chimney swallow - common swallow of North America and Europe that nests in barns etc.chimney swallow - common swallow of North America and Europe that nests in barns etc.
swallow - small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations
genus Hirundo, Hirundo - type genus of the Hirundinidae
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