from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See flycatcher.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. any of a group of passerine birds, of family Tyrannidae, that inhabit the Americas
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any one of numerous species of tyrants which have a flattened bill, toothed at the tip, and resemble the true flycatchers in habits. The Acadian flycatcher (Empidonax Acadicus) and the vermilion flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubineus) are examples.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tyrant-bird; any member of the Tyrannidæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing
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