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accentor

[ ak-sen-ter, ak-sen- ]
/ ækˈsɛn tər, ˈæk sɛn- /
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noun
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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Origin of accentor

1815–25; <New Latin: a genus of such birds, Late Latin: one who sings with another, equivalent to Latin ac-ac- + -centor, combining form of cantor singer; see cantor
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accentor
/ (ækˈsɛntə) /

noun
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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