family Hirundinidae

swallows and martins
Syn: ↑Hirundinidae
Hypernyms: ↑bird family
Member Holonyms: ↑Oscines, ↑suborder Oscines, ↑Passeres, ↑suborder Passeres
Member Meronyms:

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  • Hirundinidae — n. A natural family of birds including the swallows and martins. Syn: family {Hirundinidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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