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accentor

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English

Prunella montanella (top) and Prunella modularis (bottom), species of accentor (2)
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Etymology

Latin ad + cantor singer, canere to sing

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ækˈsɛntʃʊəl/

Noun

Singular
accentor

Plural
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  1. (Music), (Obsolete): One who sings the leading part; the director or leader.
  2. (zoology) A genus of European birds (so named from their sweet notes), including the hedge warbler. In America sometimes applied to the water thrushes.
Translations

2. A bird of the Prunellidae family.

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