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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a genus of Hirundinidae;
[syn: Progne, genus Progne]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Progne \Prog"ne\ (pr[o^]g"n[-e]), n. [L., a swallow, traditionally said to be fr. Progne (The sister of Philomela), who was changed into a swallow, Gr. Pro`knh.] (Zool.) (a) A swallow. (b) A genus of swallows including the purple martin. See Martin. (c) An American butterfly (Polygonia Progne syn. Vanessa Progne). It is orange and black above, grayish beneath, with an L-shaped silver mark on the hind wings. Called also gray comma. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Progne n 1: a genus of Hirundinidae [syn: Progne, genus Progne]