ntyrant flycatcherlarge American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Tyrant flycatcher(Zoöl) any one of numerous species of tyrants which have a flattened bill, toothed at the tip, and resemble the true flycatchers in habits. The Acadian flycatcher (Empidonax Acadicus) and the vermilion flycatcher (Pyrocephalus rubineus) are examples.
The kingbird, or tyrant flycatcher might serve as the type of the order.
"Wake-Robin" by John Burroughs
This common Tyrant Flycatcher is very abundant in the eastern parts of its range.