Collocalia

Collocalia
noun
a genus of Apodidae
Syn: ↑genus Collocalia
Hypernyms: ↑bird genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Apodidae, ↑family Apodidae
Member Meronyms: ↑swiftlet, ↑Collocalia inexpectata

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\\ˌkäləˈkālēə\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from coll- + Greek kalia nest — more at hall
: a genus of small chiefly cave-nesting swifts (family Apodidae) which produce the edible bird's nests

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