HyperDic: tyrant_flycatcher

English > 1 sense of the expression tyrant flycatcher:
NOUNanimaltyrant flycatcher, New World flycatcher, flycatcher, tyrant birdlarge American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing
English > tyrant flycatcher: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaninglarge American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing.
SynonymsNew World flycatcher, flycatcher, tyrant bird
Member ofTyrannidae, superfamily TyrannidaeNew World tyrant flycatchers most numerous in Central America and South America but also in the United States and Canada
Narrowercotinga, chattererpasserine bird of New World tropics
kingbird, Tyrannus tyrannuslarge American flycatcher
pewee, peewee, peewit, pewit, wood pewee, Contopus virenssmall olive-colored woodland flycatchers of eastern North America
phoebe, phoebe bird, Sayornis phoebesmall dun-colored North American flycatcher
scissortail, scissortailed flycatcher, Muscivora-forficataGrey flycatcher of the southwestern United States and Mexico and Central America having a long forked tail and white breast and salmon and scarlet markings
vermillion flycatcher, firebird, Pyrocephalus rubinus mexicanusTropical American flycatcher found as far north as southern Texas and Arizona
BroadertyrannidA passerine bird of the suborder Tyranni
Spanishmyiarchus

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