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blackcap

[blak-kap]
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noun
  1. any of several birds having the top of the head black, as the chickadee and certain warblers, especially the Old World blackcap, Sylvia atricapilla.
  2. the black raspberry plant or fruit.

Origin of blackcap

First recorded in 1650–60; black + cap1
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British Dictionary definitions for black cap

black cap

noun
  1. another name for white-fronted tern

blackcap

noun
  1. a brownish-grey Old World warbler, Sylvia atricapilla, the male of which has a black crown
  2. any of various similar birds, such as the black-capped chickadee (Parus atricapillus)
  3. US a popular name for raspberry (def. 3)
  4. British (formerly) the cap worn by a judge when passing a death sentence
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