Compartir esta entrada

martin Saltos de línea: mar¦tin
Pronunciación: /ˈmɑːtɪn/

Definición de martin en inglés:

sustantivo

A swift-flying insectivorous songbird of the swallow family, typically having a less strongly forked tail than a swallow.
  • Family Hirundinidae: several genera and numerous species, e.g. the house martin
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • In flight, European Starlings can be confused with Purple Martins, but the narrower wings, forked tails, and typical swallow flight of martins distinguish the two.
  • The eaves and thatch of the houses would have supplied nesting sites for many birds such as wrens, swallows and martins, and also for bats in the older less well tended buildings.
  • House martins breed over a vast area of the Palearctic region from the Atlantic towards the Pacific and as far north as arctic Scandinavia.

Origen

Late Middle English: probably a shortening of obsolete martinet, from French, probably from St Martin of Tours, celebrated at Martinmas.

Palabras que riman con martin

marten

Definición de martin en:

Compartir esta entrada

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium