plural noun

: a genus of chiefly arboreal and insectivorous birds (family Muscicapidae) that are intermediate in some respects between the typical flycatchers and the shrikes see whistler

Word History


New Latin, from pachy- + Greek kephalē head

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“Pachycephala.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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