tree swift

noun

Definition of tree swift

: any of several atypical swifts of the genus Hemiprocne of India and the East Indies which are often isolated in a distinct family, which have unusually soft plumage and are mostly crested, and in which the sexes are dissimilar and the young differ markedly from adults

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“Tree swift.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tree%20swift. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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