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  • n. A South American flycatcher of the genus Pachyramphus

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A South American bird of the flycatcher family. (Tityra inquisetor).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name of sundry insectivorous birds of Central and South America, such as those of the genera Tityra and Psaris, given on account of their large or hooked bill.


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  • Except, that is, for the rose-throated becard, an elusive bird known to nest farther upriver near Roma, which is where I was headed the next morning.

    NYT > Travel


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