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hirundine

Saltos de línea: hi¦run|dine
Pronunciación: /ˈhɪrʌndʌɪn
 
, hɪˈrʌndʌɪn
 
/

Definición de hirundine en inglés:

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Ornithology
A songbird of the swallow family (Hirundinidae).
Example sentences
  • In fact only during cool, wet or windy conditions will all the hirundines and the swift be found feeding together.
  • The house-martin is a socially monogamous and monomorphic hirundine.
  • We have now investigated the selection pressures acting on tail morphology in a variety of hirundine species, and obtained highly consistent results.

Origen

mid 19th century: from Latin hirundo 'swallow' + -ine1.

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