Definitions for gnatcatcherˈnætˌkætʃ ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gnat•catch•erˈnætˌkætʃ ər(n.)

  1. any of various small, insect-eating New World songbirds of the genus Polioptila (subfamily Silviinae), having a long, mobile tail.

    Category: Ornithology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gnatcatcher(noun)

    very small North American and South American warblers


  1. gnatcatcher(Noun)

    A member of any of various species of small passerine birds found in North America and South America, close relatives of the wrens.


  1. Gnatcatcher

    The 15-20 species of small passerine birds in the gnatcatcher family occur in North and South America. Most species of this mainly tropical and subtropical group are resident, but the Blue-gray Gnatcatcher of the USA and southern Canada migrates south in winter. They are close relatives of the wrens.


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