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kiskadee

[ kis-kuh-dee ]
/ ˈkɪs kəˌdi /
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noun
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

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