Definition of purple martin in English:

purple martin

Syllabification: pur·ple mar·tin

Entry from US English dictionary


  • A martin with purplish-blue plumage. It is the largest North American swallow, and the male is the only swallow with uniform dark plumage on its belly.
    • Progne subis, family Hirundinidae

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