Meaning of tityra

ti•ty•ra

Pronunciation: (ti-tī'ru), [key]
— n.
  1. any of several songbirds of the genus Tityra, of the American tropics, having gray, black, and white plumage and large swollen bills, and variously classified with the flycatchers or the cotingas.
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