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tyrant flycatcher

noun

Definition of tyrant flycatcher

  1. :  any of a large family (Tyrannidae) of American flycatchers that are usually strictly insectivorous and have a flattened bill often hooked at the tip and usually bristly at the gape



Circa 1783

First Known Use of tyrant flycatcher

circa 1783


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