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Chelidon

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Chelidon (Anat) The hollow at the flexure of the arm.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chelidon In anatomy, the hollow at the bend of the elbow.
    • n chelidon In ornithology, a genus of swallows, the type of which is the common European house-swallow, Chelidon urbica.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. chelidw`n

Usage

In literature:

Chelidon arborea 1 3.
"Voyage Of H.M.S. Rattlesnake, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by John MacGillivray
Nostrils, wings and tail as in Chelidon.
"British Birds in their Haunts" by Rev. C. A. Johns
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