Empidonax

noun Em·pi·do·nax \ˌempəˈdōˌnaks, emˈpidənˌaks\

Definition of Empidonax

  1. :  a genus of small olivaceous American flycatchers comprising several familiar birds (such as the least flycatcher and the Acadian flycatcher)

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Origin and Etymology of empidonax

New Latin, irregular from Greek empid-, empis + anax lord, master


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