from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An Old World bird (Delichon urbica) having blue-black plumage, white rump and underparts, and a forked tail. Also called martlet.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A migratory passerine bird of the swallow family, Delichon urbicum.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a common European swallow (Hirundo urbica). It has feathered feet, and builds its nests of mud against the walls of buildings. Called also house swallow, and window martin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. common small European martin that builds nests under the eaves of houses
house + martin (Wiktionary)