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dunnock

[duhn-uh k] /ˈdʌn ək/
noun, British.
Origin of dunnock
late Middle English
1425-1475
First recorded in 1425-75, dunnock is from the late Middle English word dunoke, donek. See dun2, -ock
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dunnock

/ˈdʌnək/
noun
1.
another name for hedge sparrow
Word Origin
C15: from dun² + -ock
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