Definition of flatbill in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈflatbɪl/


A tropical American bird of the tyrant flycatcher family, with a wide flat bill and mainly olive-green plumage.
  • Genera Ramphotrigon and Rhynchocyclus, family Tyrannidae: several species.
Example sentences
  • In all most-parsimonious trees the flatbills and tody-tyrants are basal to a large clade containing the majority of tyrannids plus, in some most-parsimonious trees, cotingids and piprids.

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