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edible-nest swiftlet

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Definition of edible-nest swiftlet in English:


A small Asian swift whose nest, constructed from solidified saliva, is used to make Chinese bird’s-nest soup.
  • Genus Aerodramus (or Collocalia), family Apodidae: two species

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