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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. any one of several species of swifts of the genus Dendrochelidon which inhabit the East Indies and Southern Asia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. birds of southeast Asia and East Indies differing from true swifts in having upright crests and nesting in trees


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