• Definition for "accentor"
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accentor definition

  • noun:
    • Prunella, a genus of European birds (so-named from their nice notes), such as the hedge warbler. In the us sometimes put on water thrushes.
    • One who sings the leading part; the manager or leader.
    • a person who sings the leading part; the director or leader.
    • A genus of European wild birds (so named from their sweet records), such as the hedge warbler. In America often applied to water thrushes.
    • In music, one who sings the leading component. [F. accenteur.] In ornithology: [capitalized] A genus of passerine wild birds, family members Sylviidæ, subfamily Accentorinæ.
    • A name sometimes applied to the golden-crowned thrush or oven-bird, Siurus auricapillus, a well-known passerine bird of the United States, of the family Sylvicolidæ.
    • small sparrow-like songbird of mountainous elements of Eurasia
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