Definition of Tree martin
1. Noun. Of Australia and Polynesia; nests in tree cavities.
Generic synonyms: Swallow
Group relationships: Genus Hirundo, Hirundo
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tree Martin
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 ..."