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barn swallow definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: common swallow of North America and Europe that nests in barns etc. [syn: barn swallow, chimney swallow, Hirundo rustica]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1851 a swallow (Hirundo rustica of the family Hirundinidae) that is widespread in the northern hemisphere, has a deeply forked tail, and often nests in or near buildings

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Barn Barn, n. [OE. bern, AS. berern, bern; bere barley + ern, [ae]rn, a close place. ?92. See Barley.] A covered building used chiefly for storing grain, hay, and other productions of a farm. In the United States a part of the barn is often used for stables. Barn owl (Zo["o]l.), an owl of Europe and America (Aluco flammeus, or Strix flammea), which frequents barns and other buildings. Barn swallow (Zo["o]l.), the common American swallow (Hirundo horreorum), which attaches its nest of mud to the beams and rafters of barns.



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