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Definition: bee martin
Kingbird \King"bird\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
1. A small American bird (Tyrannus tyrannus, or Tyrannus Carolinensis
), noted for its courage in attacking larger
birds, even hawks and eagles, especially when they
approach its nest in the breeding season. It is a typical
tyrant flycatcher, taking various insects upon the wing.
It is dark ash above, and blackish on the bead and tail.
The quills and wing coverts are whitish at the edges. It
is white beneath, with a white terminal band on the tail.
The feathers on the head of the adults show a bright
orange basal spot when erected. Called also bee bird,
and bee martin. Several Southern and Western species of
Tyrannus are also called king birds.
2. The king tody. See under King.
Martin \Mar"tin\, n. [F. martin, from the proper name Martin.
Cf. Martlet.] (Zo["o]l.)
One of several species of swallows, usually having the tail
less deeply forked than the tail of the common swallows.
[Written also marten.]
Note: The American purple martin, or bee martin (Progne subis
or Progne purpurea), and the European house martin
, or window martin (Hirundo urbica or
Chelidon urbica), are the best known species.
(a) The bank swallow. See under Bank.
(b) The fairy martin. See under Fairy.
(a) The purple martin.
(b) The kingbird.
Sand martin, the bank swallow.