Muscicapa

noun Mus·cic·a·pa \məˈsikəpə\

Definition of Muscicapa

  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of muscicapa

New Latin, from 1musci- + -capa (from Latin capere to take, seize) — more at heave


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