Definition of swiftlet
: any of various cave-dwelling swifts (genus Collocalia synonym Aerodramus) of Asia including one (C. fuciphaga) that produces the nest used in bird's nest soup
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Efforts to provide protection for swiftlets against international trade have failed, and an investigation in 2000 by the San Francisco Chronicle reported that in some areas, there are only one-third as many nests as in 1990.
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