[ ak-sen-ter, ak-sen- ]
/ ækˈsɛn tər, ˈæk sɛn- /
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any oscine bird of the family Prunellidae, of Europe and Asia, resembling sparrows but having more finely pointed bills, as the hedge sparrow.
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Snow-finches and the Eastern alpine accentor appeared to be resident up to the snow-line.Mount Everest the Reconnaissance, 1921|Charles Kenneth Howard-Bury
Alpine Warbler (Accentor alpīnus), a European bird of the same genus as the hedge-sparrow.
British Dictionary definitions for accentor
/ (ækˈsɛntə) /
any small sparrow-like songbird of the genus Prunella, family Prunellidae, which inhabit mainly mountainous regions of Europe and AsiaSee also hedge sparrow
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