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English Dictionary: swallow-tailed by the DICT Development Group
2 results for swallow-tailed
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
swallow-tailed
adj
  1. (especially of butterflies and birds) having a forked tail like that of a swallow
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Swallow-tailed \Swal"low-tailed`\, a.
      1. Having a tail like that of a swallow; hence, like a
            swallow's tail in form; having narrow and tapering or
            pointed skirts; as, a swallow-tailed coat.
  
      2. (Carp.) United by dovetailing; dovetailed.
  
      {Swallow-tailed duck} (Zo[94]l.), the old squaw.
  
      {Swallow-tailed gull} (Zo[94]l.), an Arctic gull ({Xema
            furcata}), which has a deeply forked tail.
  
      {Swallow-tailed} {hawk [or] kite} (Zo[94]l.), the fork-tailed
            kite.
  
      {Swallow-tailed moth} (Zo[94]l.), a European moth ({Urapteryx
            sambucaria}) having tail-like lobes on the hind wings.
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