Definición de swallowtail en inglés:

swallowtail

Silabificación: swal·low·tail
Pronunciación: /ˈswälōˌtāl
 
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sustantivo

  • 1 (also swallowtail butterfly) A large brightly colored butterfly with taillike projections (suggestive of a swallow’s tail) on the hind wings.
    • Family Papilionidae: many genera and species, including the pipevine swallowtail (Battus philenor) of southern North America and the eastern tiger swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) of eastern North America
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Citrus attracts the swallowtail butterfly, and the larvae resemble bird droppings, but you will want to leave the young alone for the sake of future butterflies.
    • Dill and fennel are good plants for the caterpillars of the black swallowtail butterfly.
    • After mating, the male tiger swallowtail butterfly deposits a small ‘mating plug’ inside the female to try to prevent her from mating again.
  • 2 [usually as modifier] A deeply forked tail; a thing resembling such a tail in shape: swallowtail suits
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    • I am not going back as far as the days of the corduroy and the swallow-tailed coat but what I remember myself.
    • Two military knights, in uniforms of scarlet swallowtail coats with black arm bands, stood in solemn vigil, guarding the Princess's coffin.
    • They all look slightly ridiculous in their epaulets and tin pot hats and braided swallowtail coats.

Derivativos

swallow-tailed

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The ones I missed right off the bat were the swallow-tailed butterflies (the big yellow and black ones that used to be everywhere), the long-tailed hummingbird and Lignum Vitae trees.
  • Higher still, trapeze performers dive and fall: swallow-tailed kite, painted bunting, Cooper's hawk.
  • There were gopher tortoises here and above us swallow-tailed kites.

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