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scissor–tailed flycatcher

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noun scis·sor–tailed flycatcher \ˈsi-zər-ˌtāld-\

Definition of scissor–tailed flycatcher

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



Circa 1909

First Known Use of scissor–tailed flycatcher

circa 1909


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