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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing; Any of a large group of small songbirds that feed on insects taken on the wing.

Usage examples (36)
  • A short distance up the cañon of the west branch of Clear Creek, a new kind of flycatcher was first heard, and presently seen with my glass.
  • I have to admit that I don’t know what kind of flycatcher they are although they’ve raised many clutches either on the shutter or in a nest a foot away from the back door.
  • This flycatcher, which is very common about
  • White-eyed slaty flycatcher (Melaenornis fischeri). for more
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