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Related to kingbird: western kingbird
Any of various flycatchers of the genus Tyrannus found throughout the Americas, especially T. tyrannus.
[From their habit of aggressively defending their territories by chasing away other birds.]
(Animals) any of several large American flycatchers of the genus Tyrannus, esp T. tyrannus (eastern kingbird or bee martin)
any of several large, pugnacious New World flycatchers of the genus Tyrannus.
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|Noun||1.||kingbird - large American flycatcher |
New World flycatcher, tyrant bird, tyrant flycatcher, flycatcher - large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing
Arkansas kingbird, western kingbird - a kingbird seen in western United States; head and back are pale grey and the breast is yellowish and the tail is black
Cassin's kingbird, Tyrannus vociferans - a kingbird seen in the southwestern United States; largely grey with a yellow abdomen
eastern kingbird - a kingbird that breeds in North America and winters in tropical America; distinguished by a white band on the tip of the tail