Wood pewee
Pewee Pe"wee, n. [So called from its note.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A common American tyrant flycatcher ({Sayornis ph[oe]be}, or {Sayornis fuscus}). Called also {pewit}, and {ph[oe]be}. [1913 Webster]

2. The woodcock. [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster]

{Wood pewee} (Zo["o]l.), a bird ({Contopus virens}) similar to the pewee (See {Pewee}, 1), but of smaller size. [1913 Webster]


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  • Wood pewee — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wood pewee — ☆ wood pewee n. either of two species of pewee, the eastern wood pewee ( Contopus virens) or the western wood pewee ( C. sordidulus) …   English World dictionary

  • wood pewee — noun small olive colored woodland flycatchers of eastern North America • Syn: ↑pewee, ↑peewee, ↑peewit, ↑pewit, ↑Contopus virens • Hypernyms: ↑New World flycatcher, ↑flycatcher, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • wood pewee — either of two small North American flycatchers, the western Contopus sordidulus or the eastern C. virens. Also wood pewee. [1800 10, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Eastern Wood Pewee — Yucatán Conservation status …   Wikipedia

  • Western Wood Pewee — Conservation status Least Concern ( …   Wikipedia

  • western wood pewee — noun small flycatcher of western North America • Syn: ↑Contopus sordidulus • Hypernyms: ↑pewee, ↑peewee, ↑peewit, ↑pewit, ↑wood pewee, ↑Contopus virens …   Useful english dictionary

  • western wood-pewee — vakarinis pivis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Contopus sordidulus angl. western wood pewee vok. Westlicher Waldschnäppertyrann, m rus. западный пиви, m pranc. pioui de l Ouest, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – piviai …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • eastern wood-pewee — rytinis pivis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Contopus virens angl. eastern wood pewee vok. Östlicher Waldschnäppertyrann, m rus. восточный пиви, m pranc. pioui de l Est, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – piviai …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Wood — Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently used …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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