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Meaning of wood-swallow

wood-swal•low

Pronunciation: (wood'swol"ō), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several slate-colored songbirds of the family Artamidae, of southeastern Asia, Australia, and New Guinea, having long, pointed wings and noted for their swift, soaring flight.
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