Swallow-tailed

swallow-tailed

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. United by dovetailing; dovetailed. Swallow-tailed duck, a European moth (Urapteryx sambucaria) having tail-like lobes on the hind wings.


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