n.1.(Zool.) A small American bird (Tyrannus tyrannus, or Tyrannus Carolinensis), noted for its courage in attacking larger birds, even hawks and eagles, especially when they approach its nest in the breeding season. It is a typical tyrant flycatcher, taking various insects upon the wing. It is dark ash above, and blackish on the bead and tail. The quills and wing coverts are whitish at the edges. It is white beneath, with a white terminal band on the tail. The feathers on the head of the adults show a bright orange basal spot when erected. Called also bee bird, and bee martin. Several Southern and Western species of Tyrannus are also called king birds.
2.The king tody. See under King.
Noun1.kingbird - large American flycatcher
Arkansas kingbird, Cassin's kingbird, eastern kingbird, flycatcher, genus Tyrannus, gray kingbird, New World flycatcher, petchary, Tyrannus, Tyrannus domenicensis domenicensis, Tyrannus tyrannus, Tyrannus vociferans, tyrant bird, tyrant flycatcher, western kingbird
King William pine
King wood
King's Bench
King's Counsel
King's cushion
King's English
King's evidence
king's evil
king's ransom
King's silver
king's spear
King's yellow
-- Kingbird --
kingdom Animalia
kingdom come
kingdom Fungi
kingdom Monera
Kingdom of Belgium
Kingdom of Bhutan
Kingdom of Cambodia
Kingdom of Denmark
Kingdom of God
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Kingdom of Morocco
Kingdom of Nepal
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