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Flycatcher

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Noun

1. flycatcher, old world flycatcher, true flycatcher

any of a large group of small songbirds that feed on insects taken on the wing

2. flycatcher, new world flycatcher, tyrant bird, tyrant flycatcher

large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing

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Flycatcher

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noun
1. 
any small insectivorous songbird of the Old World subfamily Muscicapinae, having small slender bills fringed with bristles: family Muscicapidae
See also spotted flycatcher
2. 
any American passerine bird of the family Tyrannidae

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Flycatcher

see synonyms of flycatcher
noun
1. 
any of an Old World family (Muscicapidae) of small passerine birds that catch insects in flight
2. 
tyrant flycatcher

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Flycatcher

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n.
1. Any of various Eurasian birds of the family Muscicapidae that feed on insects, usually catching the insects in flight.
2. Any of various similar birds of the family Tyrannidae, found throughout the Americas. Also called tyrant flycatcher.
3. Any of various similar birds of the Monarchidae family, found in Asia, Africa, and Australia, or the Ptilogonatidae family, found primarily in Central America.

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