scissor-tailed flycatcher

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scis·sor–tailed flycatcher

noun \ˈsi-zər-ˌtāld-\

Definition of SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER

:  a flycatcher (Tyrannus forficatus) of the southern United States, Mexico, and Central America that has a long deeply forked tail —called also scissortail

First Known Use of SCISSOR-TAILED FLYCATCHER

circa 1909

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