Old World flycatcher

Old World flycatcher
any of a large group of small songbirds that feed on insects taken on the wing
Syn: ↑true flycatcher, ↑flycatcher
Hypernyms: ↑oscine, ↑oscine bird
Member Holonyms: ↑Muscicapidae, ↑family Muscicapidae

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