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gnatcatcher

[nat-kach-er] /ˈnætˌkætʃ ər/
noun
1.
any tiny insect-eating, New World warbler of the genus Polioptila, having a long, mobile tail and a slender bill.
Origin of gnatcatcher
1835-1845
First recorded in 1835-45; gnat + catcher
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gnatcatcher

/ˈnætˌkætʃə/
noun
1.
any of various small American songbirds of the genus Polioptila and related genera, typically having a long tail and a pale bluish-grey plumage: family Muscicapidae (Old World flycatchers, etc)
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