any of several birds of the family Hemiprocnidae, of southeast Asia and the East Indies, related to the true swifts but differing in having erectile crests and the habit of perching in trees.
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Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby tree swift
Also called crested swift.
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