wood swallow
Langarey Lan`ga*rey", n. (Zo["o]l.) One of numerous species of long-winged, shrikelike birds of Australia and the East Indies, of the genus {Artamus}, and allied genera; called also {wood swallow}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Wood swallow — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wood swallow — noun Australasian and Asiatic bird related to the shrikes and resembling a swallow • Syn: ↑swallow shrike • Hypernyms: ↑oscine, ↑oscine bird • Member Holonyms: ↑Artamus, ↑genus Artamus * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • wood-swallow — artamai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Artamus angl. wood swallow vok. Schwalbenstar, m rus. артам, m; ласточковый сорокопут, m pranc. langrayen, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – artaminiai siauresnis terminas –… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • wood-swallow — /wood swol oh/, n. 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. [1850 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • wood-swallow — /wood swol oh/, n. 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. [1850 55] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wood — Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently used …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wood acid — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wood anemone — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wood ant — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wood apple — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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