tyrannulet

[ ti-ran-yuh-lit ]
/ tɪˈræn yə lɪt /

noun

any of numerous flycatchers of tropical America belonging to several genera and having in common chiefly their small size.

QUIZZES

CAN YOU GUESS THESE WORDS FROM AROUND THE US?

American English is not always as it appears to be ... get to know regional words in this quiz!
Question 1 of 10
A bet is synonymous with a wager, but what does it mean in New York?

Origin of tyrannulet

<New Latin Tyrannul(us) genus name (see tyrant, -ule) + -et
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020