scissor–tailed flycatcher

noun scis·sor–tailed flycatcher \ˈsi-zər-ˌtāld-\

Definition of scissor–tailed flycatcher

  1. :  a flycatcher (Tyrannus forficatus) of the southern U.S., Mexico, and Central America that has a long deeply forked tail —called also scissortail


First Known Use of scissor–tailed flycatcher


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up scissor–tailed flycatcher? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).