Muscicapa

noun

Mus·​cic·​a·​pa
məˈsikəpə
: a genus of flycatchers including the common European spotted flycatcher (Muscicapa striata synonym M. grisola) and being the type of the family Muscicapidae compare sylviidae

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from musci- entry 1 + -capa (from Latin capere to take, seize)

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“Muscicapa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Muscicapa. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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