Definition of Tree martin

1. Noun. Of Australia and Polynesia; nests in tree cavities.

Exact synonyms: Hirundo Nigricans, Tree Swallow
Generic synonyms: Swallow
Group relationships: Genus Hirundo, Hirundo



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tree Martin

tree fuchsia
tree heath
tree house
tree houses
tree hugger
tree huggers
tree kangaroo
tree kangaroos
tree kingfisher
tree kingfishers
tree lawn
tree line
tree lizard
tree lupine
tree mallow
tree martin (current term)
tree measurement sale
tree of heaven
tree of knowledge
tree of the gods
tree onion
tree pangolin
tree pangolins
tree pipit
tree pipits
tree poppy
tree rat
tree rats
tree ring
tree sap

Literary usage of Tree martin

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1. A Treasury of Plays for Children by Montrose Jonas Moses (1921)
"Dodges behind the tree. MARTIN. Rises carefully and steps gently up to tree as if ready to catch Rabbit. RABBIT. As soon as Martin reaches tree, ..."

2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"Grown from seed of an imported tree. Martin (syn., Col. Martin).—New Jersey. First fruited in Maryland. Bur large; nut large to very large, broad, ..."

3. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1921)
"Poems are made by fools like nie, But only God can make a tree. MARTIN » When I am tired of earnest men, Intense and keen and sharp and clever, ..."

4. Modern American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1921)
"Poems are made by fools like me, But only God can make a tree. MARTIN * When I am tired of earnest men, Intense and keen and sharp and clever, Pursuing fame ..."

5. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1894)
"Early in this century Bertie county was known as the "pine forest," on account of the density and excellence of its forests of this tree. MARTIN COUNTY lies ..."

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