from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Hirundo or Cotile riparia, a very common bird of Europe, Asia, and America, of the family Hirundinidæ: so called from its habit of burrowing in banks to build its nest.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- See under 1st
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- noun swallow of the northern hemisphere that nests in tunnels dug in clay or sand banks
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