bank swallow definition

  • noun:
    • a tiny US and European swallow (Clivicola riparia) that nests in a hole which it excavates in a bank.
    • Hirundo or Cotile riparia, a very common bird of Europe, Asia, and America, of the family Hirundinid√¶: so called from its habit of burrowing in banks to build its nest.
    • swallow of northern hemisphere that nests in tunnels dug in clay or sand banking institutions
    • a tiny American and European swallow (Clivicola riparia) that nests in a hole which it excavates in a bank.
    • Hirundo or Cotile riparia, a very common bird of Europe, Asia, and America, of the family Hirundinid√¶: so called from its habit of burrowing in banks to build its nest.
    • swallow for the north hemisphere that nests in tunnels dug in clay or sand banks
  • others:
    • See under first lender, n.
    • view under 1st bank, letter.

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