[ kis-kuh-dee ]
/ ˈkɪs kəˌdi /
any of several American flycatchers of the genus Pitangus, especially P. sulphuratus(great kiskadee ), ranging from the southwest U.S. to Argentina and noted for their loud calls and aggressive nature.
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Origin of kiskadee
First recorded in 1890–95; said to be imitative
Words nearby kiskadee
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Example sentences from the Web for kiskadee
Luncheon on the day following the kiskadee bird's narrow squeak for his life was a dreary affair for Mr. Fitzhugh Carroll.The Unspeakable Perk|Samuel Hopkins Adams