scissortail(redirected from scissors-tails)
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(Animals) an American bird, a tyrant flycatcher, with a long, forked tail
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|Noun||1.||scissortail - grey flycatcher of the southwestern United States and Mexico and Central America having a long forked tail and white breast and salmon and scarlet markings|
New World flycatcher, tyrant bird, tyrant flycatcher, flycatcher - large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing