Definition of Delichon urbica

1. Noun. Common small European martin that builds nests under the eaves of houses.

Exact synonyms: House Martin
Generic synonyms: Martin
Group relationships: Delichon, Genus Delichon



Lexicographical Neighbors of Delichon Urbica

Deletes
Deleuzean
Deleuzian
Delft
Delftware
Delftwares
Delhi
Delhi belly
Delhi boil
Delhi sore
Delhian
Delhians
Delia
Delibes
Delichon
Delichon urbica (current term)
Delilah
Delilahs
Delius
Delivered At Frontier
Delivered Duty Paid
Delivered Duty Unpaid
Delivered Ex Quay
Delivered Ex Ship
Della
Dellacruscan
Delmonico steak
Delmonico steaks
Delonix
Delonix regia

Literary usage of Delichon urbica

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History by Suffolk Institute of Archaeology (1848)
"*Martin (Delichon urbica). Summer visitor. Date of first arrival, 10, iv. ; latest, 2, v., ; average of 23 years, 18, iv. ..."

2. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections by Smithsonian Institution (1922)
"The entire tarsi and upper surfaces of the toes are feathered in the Old World martin (Delichon urbica). Although this covering is present in ..."

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