Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small sylviine bird of Asia, Accentor rubeculoides: an occasional book-name, translating the specific designation bestowed by Moore in 1854 from Hodgson's MSS. This bird belongs to the same genus as the common hedge-sparrow of Europe, A. modularis, but resembles the British robin in the color of the breast. It inhabits the Himalayas and southward, Cashmere, Sikhim, etc.
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