from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A bird, the Orphean warbler, Sylvia hortensis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The European garden warbler (Sylvia hortensis or Currica, hortensis); -- called also beccafico and greater pettychaps.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as fig-eater
  • n. See beccafico.


fig +‎ pecker, as it was believed to gorge itself on figs when in season. (Wiktionary)


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