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adj. (Zool.) Having the outer tail feathers longer than the median ones; swallow-tailed; - said of many birds. Fork-tailed flycatcher (Zool.), a tropical American flycatcher

 - Fork-tailed gull (Zool.), a gull of the genus Xema, of two species, esp. X. Sabinii of the Arctic Ocean.

 - Fork-tailed kite (Zool.), a graceful American kite (Elanoides forficatus); - called also swallow-tailed kite.

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