Pachycephala

plural noun
Pachy·​ceph·​a·​la | \ ˌpakə̇ˈsefələ \

Definition of Pachycephala

: 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

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History and Etymology for Pachycephala

New Latin, from pachy- + Greek kephalē head

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“Pachycephala.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pachycephala. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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