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- n. Alternative name for the bird Prunella modularis, the dunnock.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a European warbler (Accentor modularis) which frequents hedges. Its color is reddish brown, and ash; the wing coverts are tipped with white. Called also chanter, hedge warbler, dunnock, and doney.
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- n. small brownish European songbird
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The yellowhammer and the hedge sparrow tell over their short, recurring staves.