Milvulus forficatus
Scissorstail Scis"sors*tail`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A tyrant flycatcher ({Milvulus forficatus}) of the Southern United States and Mexico, which has a deeply forked tail. It is light gray above, white beneath, salmon on the flanks, and fiery red at the base of the crown feathers. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Milvulus tyrannus — Fork tailed Fork tailed , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the outer tail feathers longer than the median ones; swallow tailed; said of many birds. [1913 Webster] {Fork tailed flycatcher} (Zo[ o]l.), a tropical American flycatcher ({Milvulus tyrannus}).… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Elanoides forficatus — Fork tailed Fork tailed , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the outer tail feathers longer than the median ones; swallow tailed; said of many birds. [1913 Webster] {Fork tailed flycatcher} (Zo[ o]l.), a tropical American flycatcher ({Milvulus tyrannus}).… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scissorstail — Scis sors*tail , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A tyrant flycatcher ({Milvulus forficatus}) of the Southern United States and Mexico, which has a deeply forked tail. It is light gray above, white beneath, salmon on the flanks, and fiery red at the base of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fork-tailed — a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the outer tail feathers longer than the median ones; swallow tailed; said of many birds. [1913 Webster] {Fork tailed flycatcher} (Zo[ o]l.), a tropical American flycatcher ({Milvulus tyrannus}). {Fork tailed gull} (Zo[ o]l.) …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fork-tailed flycatcher — Fork tailed Fork tailed , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the outer tail feathers longer than the median ones; swallow tailed; said of many birds. [1913 Webster] {Fork tailed flycatcher} (Zo[ o]l.), a tropical American flycatcher ({Milvulus tyrannus}).… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fork-tailed gull — Fork tailed Fork tailed , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the outer tail feathers longer than the median ones; swallow tailed; said of many birds. [1913 Webster] {Fork tailed flycatcher} (Zo[ o]l.), a tropical American flycatcher ({Milvulus tyrannus}).… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fork-tailed kite — Fork tailed Fork tailed , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the outer tail feathers longer than the median ones; swallow tailed; said of many birds. [1913 Webster] {Fork tailed flycatcher} (Zo[ o]l.), a tropical American flycatcher ({Milvulus tyrannus}).… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swallow-tailed kite — Fork tailed Fork tailed , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the outer tail feathers longer than the median ones; swallow tailed; said of many birds. [1913 Webster] {Fork tailed flycatcher} (Zo[ o]l.), a tropical American flycatcher ({Milvulus tyrannus}).… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • X Sabinii — Fork tailed Fork tailed , a. (Zo[ o]l.) Having the outer tail feathers longer than the median ones; swallow tailed; said of many birds. [1913 Webster] {Fork tailed flycatcher} (Zo[ o]l.), a tropical American flycatcher ({Milvulus tyrannus}).… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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