Definition of Progne subis

1. Noun. Large North American martin of which the male is blue-black.

Exact synonyms: Purple Martin
Generic synonyms: Martin
Group relationships: Genus Progne, Progne



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Progne Subis

Procnias
Procrustes
Procrustesian
Proctor
Procyon
Procyon cancrivorus
Procyon lotor
Procyonidae
Prod
Proddies
Proddy
Prods
Prof.
Progne
Progne subis
Programmes
Programms
Progressive
Progressive Conservative
Progressive Conservative Party
Progressive Party
Progressives
Prohibition
Prohibition Party
Prokhorov
Prokofiev
Prolog
Promethean
Prometheans

Literary usage of Progne subis

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1. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"progne subis (LINNAEUS). RANGE.— North and South America. a. progne subis subis (LiN\.i.rs). ... progne subis hespe"ria BREWSTER. Western Martin. [6ila. ..."

2. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1895)
"DIST.— Temperate North America, north to Ontario and the Saskatchewan, south to the higher parts of Mexico, wintering in South America. 611 a. progne subis ..."

3. Nests and Eggs of North American Birds by Oliver Davie (1900)
"progne subis (Linn.) Geog. Dist.—Temperate North America, north to Ontario and the Saskatchewan, south to the higher parts of Mexico, wintering in South ..."

4. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"progne subis subis. Range.—Breeds throughout the United States and temperate British America; winters in South America. These large, lustrous, steely-blue ..."

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