Scissorstail

Scis´sors`tail`


n.1.(Zool.) A tyrant flycatcher (Milvulus forficatus) of the Southern United States and Mexico, which has a deeply forked tail. It is light gray above, white beneath, salmon on the flanks, and fiery red at the base of the crown feathers.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.