Pewee



[pee-wee] /ˈpi wi/

noun
1.
any of several New World flycatchers of the genus Contopus.
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2.
the phoebe.
/ˈpiːwiː/
noun
1.
any of several small North American flycatchers of the genus Contopus, having a greenish-brown plumage
n.

“flycatcher, lapwing,” 1810, variant of pewit (q.v.). See also peewee.

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