Definition of Accentors

1. Noun. (plural of accentor) ¹



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Definition of Accentors

1. accentor [n] - See also: accentor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Accentors

accension
accensions
accensor
accensors
accent
accent acute
accent grave
accent mark
accent marks
accented
accenting
accentless
accentlessly
accentlessness
accentor
accentors (current term)
accents
accentuable
accentual
accentual system
accentuality
accentually
accentuate
accentuated
accentuates
accentuating
accentuation
accentuations
accentuator
accentuators

Literary usage of Accentors

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1. Birds' Nests: An Introduction to the Science of Caliology by Charles Dixon (1902)
"... fissures of rocks—Various Petrels—Little Auk—Horned Puffin— Little Owl—Certain Parrots—Various Chats—Redstarts and accentors—Wall Creeper—Rose-coloured ..."

2. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"The accentors are for the most part dwellers among the rocks, but some of them, like our Common Hedge-Sparrow, frequent the lower ground, and are amongst ..."

3. Our Common Cuckoo and Other Cuckoos and Parasitical Birds: An Attempt to by Alexander Hay Japp, Charles Darwin, George John Romanes (1899)
"On the morning of the following day I once more went to the nest; the three accentors were gone, and the cuckoo was the sole occupant. One of the accentors ..."

4. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1891)
"In the early morning of 28th June the nest contained the young cuckoo (which had been hatched the previous day), two young accentors, and two eggs. ..."

5. The Birds of India: Being a Natural History of All the Birds Known to by Thomas Claverhill Jerdon (1863)
"Swainson also considers that Seiurus of America, and some of its allies, grade with the accentors; this form being usually considered to belong to the ..."

6. Birds by Eugene William Oates, William Thomas Blanford (1890)
"... and the secondaries fall short of the tip of the wing also by about the length of the tarsus. The accentors of this genus are more or less migratory. ..."

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