English version

house martin

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birds
house martinˈhouse ˌmartin noun [countable]  HBBa small black and white European bird of the swallow family
Examples from the Corpus
house martinAnother ingenious construction technique is demonstrated by the house martin.The technical skill of the house martin enables it to construct gravity-defying mud nests beneath the eaves of houses.
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