tree swallow
noun Date: 1893 an American swallow (Tachycineta bicolor syn. Iridoprocne bicolor) with iridescent greenish-blue upperparts and white underparts

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  • Tree swallow — Tree Tree (tr[=e]), n. [OE. tree, tre, treo, AS. tre[ o], tre[ o]w, tree, wood; akin to OFries. tr[=e], OS. treo, trio, Icel. tr[=e], Dan. tr[ae], Sw. tr[ a], tr[ a]d, Goth. triu, Russ. drevo, W. derw an oak, Ir. darag, darog, Gr. dry^s a tree,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tree Swallow — Taxobox name = Tree Swallow status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 250px range range map width = 200px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Hirundinidae genus = Tachycineta species = T.… …   Wikipedia

  • tree swallow — miškinė amerikinė kregždė statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Tachycineta bicolor angl. tree swallow vok. Sumpfschwalbe, f rus. древесная американская ласточка, f; речная ласточка, f pranc. hirondelle bicolore, f ryšiai:… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • tree swallow — noun 1. of Australia and Polynesia; nests in tree cavities • Syn: ↑tree martin, ↑Hirundo nigricans • Hypernyms: ↑swallow • Member Holonyms: ↑Hirundo, ↑genus Hirundo 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • tree swallow — a bluish green and white swallow, Iridoprocne bicolor, of North America, that nests in tree cavities. [1890 95, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Swallow — Swal low, n. [OE. swalowe, AS. swalewe, swealwe; akin to D. zwaluw, OHG. swalawa, G. schwalbe, Icel. & Sw. svala, Dan. svale.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of passerine birds of the family {Hirundinid[ae]}, especially one of those… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swallow plover — Swallow Swal low, n. [OE. swalowe, AS. swalewe, swealwe; akin to D. zwaluw, OHG. swalawa, G. schwalbe, Icel. & Sw. svala, Dan. svale.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of passerine birds of the family {Hirundinid[ae]}, especially one of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swallow shrike — Swallow Swal low, n. [OE. swalowe, AS. swalewe, swealwe; akin to D. zwaluw, OHG. swalawa, G. schwalbe, Icel. & Sw. svala, Dan. svale.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of passerine birds of the family {Hirundinid[ae]}, especially one of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swallow warbler — Swallow Swal low, n. [OE. swalowe, AS. swalewe, swealwe; akin to D. zwaluw, OHG. swalawa, G. schwalbe, Icel. & Sw. svala, Dan. svale.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of passerine birds of the family {Hirundinid[ae]}, especially one of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tree — (tr[=e]), n. [OE. tree, tre, treo, AS. tre[ o], tre[ o]w, tree, wood; akin to OFries. tr[=e], OS. treo, trio, Icel. tr[=e], Dan. tr[ae], Sw. tr[ a], tr[ a]d, Goth. triu, Russ. drevo, W. derw an oak, Ir. darag, darog, Gr. dry^s a tree, oak, do ry… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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