Tyrannus

noun

Ty·​ran·​nus
tə̇ˈranəs,
tīˈr-
: the type genus of Tyrannidae comprising the kingbird and closely related birds or in former classifications the greater part of the family

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin, tyrant

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“Tyrannus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tyrannus. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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