- any of an Old World family (Muscicapidae) of small passerine birds that catch insects in flight
- tyrant flycatcher
See flycatcher in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Any of various Eurasian birds of the family Muscicapidae that feed on insects, usually catching the insects in flight.
- Any of various similar American birds of the family Tyrannidae. Also called tyrant flycatcher.
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