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pe·weealso pee·wee (pē′wē)
Any of various small, often olive-gray flycatchers of the genus Contopus of the Americas, especially a wood pewee.
[Imitative of its call.]
(Animals) any of several small North American flycatchers of the genus Contopus, having a greenish-brown plumage
[C19: imitative of its cry]
any of several New World flycatchers of the genus Contopus.
[1790–1800, Amer.; imitative]
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|Noun||1.||pewee - small olive-colored woodland flycatchers of eastern North America|
New World flycatcher, tyrant bird, tyrant flycatcher, flycatcher - large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing