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noun 
  1. a member of the swallow family
  • 1973: ""and so, gentlemen, I believe I may confidently state that the hibernation of swallows, and of all other hirundines, is conclusively proved," said Mr Lamb, with a defiant glare at his audience. " Patrick O'Brian, HMS Surprise
adjective 
  1. pertaining to a swallow
Etymology: From Latin hirundo "swallow".


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