cliff swallow

noun

Definition of cliff swallow 

: a colonial swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) of the New World with a pale buff rump and dark throat patch that builds mud nests resembling jugs especially under eaves and on cliffs

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1823, in the meaning defined above

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