See under kingbird.
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Words nearby eastern kingbird
Definition for eastern kingbird (2 of 2)
[ king-burd ]
/ ˈkɪŋˌbɜrd /
any of several American tyrant flycatchers of the genus Tyrannus, especially T. tyrannus (eastern kingbird), of North America, known for their pugnacious disposition toward predators.
Also called bee martin.
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British Dictionary definitions for eastern kingbird
/ (ˈkɪŋˌbɜːd) /
any of several large American flycatchers of the genus Tyrannus, esp T. tyrannus (eastern kingbird or bee martin)
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