tree swallow

tree swallow

tree swallow ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a bluish-green and white swallow, Iridoprocne bicolor, of North America, that nests in tree cavities.

Origin of tree swallow An Americanism dating back to 1890–95 Examples from the Web for tree swallow Historical Examples of tree swallow

  • The peasants call it tree-swallow, but its name is something else.

    In Midsummer Days and Other Tales

    August Strindberg

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