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Meaning of ACCENTOR

Pronunciation:  ak'sentur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  small sparrow-like songbird of mountainous regions of Eurasia
 

ACCENTOR is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: dunnock, genus Prunella, hedge sparrow, oscine, oscine bird, Prunella, Prunella modularis, sparrow

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac*cen"tor\, n. [L. ad. + cantor singer, canere to
sing.]
1. (Mus.) One who sings the leading part; the director or
   leader. [Obs.]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of European birds (so named from their
   sweet notes), including the hedge warbler. In America
   sometimes applied to the water thrushes.

 

 

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