Definition of Delichon
1. Noun. A genus of Hirundinidae.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Hirundinidae, Hirundinidae
Member holonyms: Delichon Urbica, House Martin
Lexicographical Neighbors of Delichon
Literary usage of Delichon
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Catalogue of the Birds in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company by East India Company Museum (1858)
"... or deserted bungalows, outhouses, &c., making a small mud nest, quite open at the top, and profusely lined with feathers." — (Jerdon.) Genus Delichon ..."