noun (wikipedia, Swift, Swift (bird))
Translations: adjective (swifter, swiftest)
- (obsolete) The current of a stream.
- A small plain-colored bird (of the family Micropodidí¦) that resembles a swallow and is noted for its rapid flight. Common European swift: Cypselus, âˆ¨ Micropus, apus. The common American, or chimney, swift: Chí¦tura pelagica. The Australian swift: Chí¦tura caudacuta. The European Alpine swift: Cypselus melba. The common Indian swift: Cypselus affinis.
- A western fence lizard, swift, blue-belly, Sceloporus occidentalis -- (common western lizard; seen on logs or rocks)
- The ghost moth.
- fast; quick
Etymology: Old English, swift
- French: rapide
- Spanish: rí¡pido
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