tyrant flycatcher

noun
Updated on: 24 Apr 2018

Definition of tyrant flycatcher

: any of a large family (Tyrannidae) of American flycatchers that are usually strictly insectivorous and have a flattened bill often hooked at the tip and usually bristly at the gape

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circa 1783

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