Definitions

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  • n. A mockingbird.

Etymologies

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From Spanish cenzontle, from Nahuatl centzontli "four hundred", short for centzontlatole "possessor of four hundred songs".

Examples

  • Both wept aloud, their voices being audible to the _centzontle_, on a neighbouring tree -- that catching up the mournful tones repeated them to the ear of night.

    The Tiger Hunter

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