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Definition 1: any of a large group of small songbirds that feed on insects taken on the wing - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for flycatcher in the sense of this definition

(flycatcher is a kind of ...) passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus

(... is a kind of flycatcher ) common European woodland flycatcher with greyish-brown plumage

(... is a kind of flycatcher ) Australian and southeastern Asian birds with a melodious whistling call

(... is a member of flycatcher) Old World (true) flycatchers

Definition 2: large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for flycatcher in the sense of this definition

(flycatcher is a kind of ...) a passerine bird of the suborder Tyranni

(... is a kind of flycatcher ) large American flycatcher

(... is a kind of flycatcher ) small olive-colored woodland flycatchers of eastern North America

(... is a kind of flycatcher ) small dun-colored North American flycatcher

(... is a kind of flycatcher ) tropical American flycatcher found as far north as southern Texas and Arizona; adult male has bright scarlet and black plumage

(... is a kind of flycatcher ) passerine bird of New World tropics

(... is a kind of flycatcher ) 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

(... is a member of flycatcher) New World tyrant flycatchers most numerous in Central America and South America but also in the United States and Canada

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