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pickcheely

(Nassau); pickereely (Andros); pickery (San Sal.) [DJE petchary, Haitian pipirit HCEFD and Car. Sp, pitirre idem; from its call "pecheery", perhaps influenced by PICKER 2 because of its aggressiveness] n. the gray king-bird, Tyrannus dominicensis. = CHICKEREELY, FIGHTER, KILL-EM-PETER, SAPEERY, PICK-PETER 

Tags: animal, bird, noun

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Last update: 2012-12-03 21:01
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.2

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