[ bek-erd, buh-kahrd ]
/ ˈbɛk ərd, bəˈkɑrd /


any of several passerine birds of the genus Pachyramphus, of the American tropics, having large heads and swollen bills, and variously classified with the flycatchers or the cotingas.

Origin of becard

< French bécard, beccard a merganser with a prominent beak, equivalent to bec beak + -ard -ard Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019