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Definition of the noun accentor

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noun - plural: accentors

  1. small sparrow-like songbird of mountainous regions of Eurasia

Alternative definition of the noun accentor

noun

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

Phrases with accentor

  1. Altai Accentor
  2. Brown Accentor
  3. robin accentor
  4. Alpine Accentor
  5. Arabian Accentor
  6. Radde's Accentor
  7. Japanese Accentor
  8. Kozlov's Accentor
  9. Siberian Accentor
  10. Bradypterus accentor
  11. Maroon-Backed Accentor
  12. Black-Throated Accentor
  13. Rufous-Breasted Accentor
  14. species Bradypterus accentor
  15. Catharus Gracilirostris Accentor

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for accentor

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Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

HEDGE- SPARROW, or HEDGE-WAR'BLER, or HEDGEAooEN'Ton, or DUN'NooK ( Accentor modularis): little bird of the family Syloiada, a common native of most parts of ...

Google previewRepr. A dictionary of British birds, incorporating the additional species described by Selby [and others]. Compiled by E. Newman (1881)

by Edward Newman

[Accentor. — A genus of birds, the characters of which are : " Beak of moderate length, strong, straight, conical and pointed ; the edges of both mandibles compressed ; upper mandible notched near the point. Nostrils basal, naked, pierced in a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of British Birds (1866)

Reprinted from Montagu's Ornithological Dictionary, and Incorporating the Additional Species Described by Selby; Yarrell, in All Three Editions, and in Natural-history Journals by George Montagu

[Accentor.—A genus of birds, the characters of which are: “Beak of moderate length, strong, straight, conical and pointed; the edges of both mandibles compressed; upper mandible notched near the point. Nostrils basal, naked, pierced in a ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1858)

Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

Accentor alpinus, Beclist. Alpine Accentor ...

Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

The genus Accentor was first proposed by Bechstein [1797]...

Google previewChambers's New Handy Volume American Encyclopaedia (1883)

Being a Reprint Entire of the Last Edinburgh and London Edition of Chambers's Encyclopaedia. A Library of Universal Knowledge for the People. With Very Large Additions Upon Topics of Special Interest to American Readers; and Giving American Statistics of Population Down to the Census of 1880

HEDGE-SPARROW, Hedge- Warbler, Hedge-Accentor, or Dunnock {Accentor tnoduiarU), a little bird of the taniily Sytviadce, a common native of Britain and of most parts of Europe. It is not quite so large as the honsc-sparrow, which It some- ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia, Volume V (1886)

Alpine Acccntur (Accentor Alpinus). common native of Britain and of most j>arts of Europe. It is not quite so large as the homo-sparrow, which it somewhat resein}> les in dull brownish plumage, bat notwithstanding it* most common name, ...

Google previewThe Eponym Dictionary of Birds (2014)

by Bo Beolens, Michael Watkins, Michael Grayson

Reiser's Tyrannulet Phyllomyias reiseri Hellmayr, 1905 Alpine Accentor ...

Google previewA dictionary of science, literature and art, ed. by W.T. Brande assisted by J. Cauvin. ed. by W.T. Brande and G.W. Cox.3 vols (1865)

by William Thomas Brande

ACCENTOR which it is indeed difficult to form any accurate conception. The history of the employment of accentual marks in writing the Greek language is extremely obscure. They are found in manuscripts of considerable antiquity.

Google previewThe farmer's encyclopædia, and dictionary of rural affairs (1842)

by Cuthbert William Johnson

ACCENTOR, The Alpine (Accentor Al- pinus). In Ornithology. " The nest," says larrell, " is formed of moss and wool, lined with hair, amongst stones, or the cavities of rocks. Eggs four or five, of a fine light blue colour. Its food, insects and seeds.

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1875)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox

ACCENTOR which it is indeed difficult to form any accurate conception. The history of the employment of accentual marks in writing the Greek Inguage is extremely obscure. They are found in manuscripts of considerable antquity.

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

accentor effect (painting); (in/)/) speech, language (poetic). — v/ (ak-senf) to express or mark the accent of; to utter; to accentuate. — adj accentual according to or characterized by accent. — n accentual ity — adv accentually. — 17 accentuate ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language (1907)

by Thomas Davidson

Accentor, ak-scnt'or, *. the so-called ' hedge-sparrow (q.vA Accept, ak-sept', v.t. to receive: to agree to: to promise to pay: (B.) to receive with favour. — adj. Acceptable (ak-sept'a-bt, or ak'tept-a-bl), to be accepted : pleasing : agreeable.— «.

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Accentor Meaning

Video shows what accentor means. Prunella, a genus of European birds (so named from their sweet notes), including the hedge warbler. In America sometimes ...

Scrabble value of A1C3C3E1N1T1O1R1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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