cliff swallow
noun Date: 1825 a colonial swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) of the New World with a pale buff rump and dark throat patch that builds mud nests resembling jugs especially under eaves and on cliffs

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  • Cliff swallow — Cliff Cliff (kl[i^]f), n. [AS. clif, cloef; akin to OS. klif, D. klif, klip, Icel. klif, Dan. & G. klippe, Sw. klippa; perh. orig. a climbing place. See {Climb}.] A high, steep rock; a precipice. [1913 Webster] {Cliff swallow} (Zo[ o]l.), a North …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cliff swallow — ☆ cliff swallow n. a North American swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) that builds its gourdlike nest of mud, grass, etc. against a cliff or under the eaves of a building …   English World dictionary

  • cliff swallow — noun North American swallow that lives in colonies and builds bottle shaped mud nests on cliffs and walls • Syn: ↑Hirundo pyrrhonota • Hypernyms: ↑swallow • Member Holonyms: ↑Hirundo, ↑genus Hirundo * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • cliff swallow — baltakaktė klifinė kregždė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Petrochelidon pyrrhonota angl. cliff swallow vok. Fahlstirnschwalbe, f rus. белолобая горная ласточка, f pranc. hirondelle à front blanc, f ryšiai: platesnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • cliff swallow — klifinės kregždės statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Petrochelidon angl. cliff swallow rus. горная ласточка, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – tikrosios kregždės siauresnis terminas – australinė klifinė kregždė siauresnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • cliff swallow — any of several North American birds of the genus Hirundo, esp. H. pyrrhonota, that live colonially and build bottle shaped mud nests on cliffs and walls. [1815 25, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • cliff swallow — /ˈklɪf swɒloʊ/ (say klif swoloh) noun a colonial bird, Petrochelidon pyrrhonota, of North America, so called because it attaches its bottle shaped nests of mud to cliffs and walls …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Cliff — (kl[i^]f), n. [AS. clif, cloef; akin to OS. klif, D. klif, klip, Icel. klif, Dan. & G. klippe, Sw. klippa; perh. orig. a climbing place. See {Climb}.] A high, steep rock; a precipice. [1913 Webster] {Cliff swallow} (Zo[ o]l.), a North American… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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