Derby flycatcher

noun

Definition of Derby flycatcher

: a large conspicuously marked tyrant flycatcher (Pitangus sulphuratus) found in tropical America and northward to southern Texas

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History and Etymology for Derby flycatcher

after Edward S. Stanley, 13th earl of Derby †1851 English zoologist

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“Derby flycatcher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Derby%20flycatcher. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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