Definition of Blackcap

1. Noun. Raspberry native to eastern North America having black thimble-shaped fruit.




2. Noun. Small black-headed European gull.
Exact synonyms: Larus Ridibundus, Laughing Gull, Pewit, Pewit Gull
Generic synonyms: Gull, Sea Gull, Seagull
Group relationships: Genus Larus, Larus

3. Noun. Chickadee having a dark crown.
Exact synonyms: Black-capped Chickadee, Parus Atricapillus
Generic synonyms: Chickadee

4. Noun. Small brownish-grey warbler with a black crown.
Exact synonyms: Silvia Atricapilla
Generic synonyms: Old World Warbler, True Warbler
Group relationships: Genus Silvia, Silvia

Definition of Blackcap

1. n. A small European song bird (Sylvia atricapilla), with a black crown; the mock nightingale.

Definition of Blackcap

1. Noun. A small Old World warbler, ''Sylvia atricapilla'', which is mainly grey with a black crown. ¹

2. Noun. Whitebark raspberry. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blackcap

1. a small European bird [n -S]

Medical Definition of Blackcap

1. 1. A small European song bird (Sylvia atricapilla), with a black crown; the mock nightingale. An American titmouse (Parus atricapillus); the chickadee. 2. An apple roasted till black, to be served in a dish of boiled custard. 3. The black raspberry. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blackcap

blackboard bold
blackboard eraser
blackboarded
blackboarding
blackboards
blackbodies
blackbody
blackbody radiation
blackboy
blackboys
blackbuck
blackbucks
blackburnian warbler
blackcap (current term)
blackcap raspberry
blackcaps
blackcent
blackcents
blackchin
blackchins
blackcoat
blackcoats
blackcock
blackcocks
blackcurrant
blackcurrants
blackdamp
blackdamps

Literary usage of Blackcap

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1. The Birds of Jamaica: Being a History of the Bird, Its Structure, and Habits by Philip Henry Gosse, Alfred Edmund Brehm, Richard Hill (1874)
"THE blackcap (Curruca atricapilla). ... are carefully followed up, the songster may be found, one indeed of the best of the woodland warblers,—the blackcap. ..."

2. A history of British birds by Francis Orpen Morris (1853)
"THE blackcap is more cosmopolite in its character than any other of the British Warblers. It frequents the whole of the temperate parts of Europe, ..."

3. Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application by Luther Burbank, John Whitson, Robert John, Henry Smith Williams, Luther Burbank Society (1914)
"... blackcap. The specimens here shown are better than the average run. having been improved bu Mr. Burbank bu means of selection. ..."

4. A History of British Birds by William YARRELL, Howard Saunders, Alfred Newton (1874)
"THE blackcap. Curruca atricapilla. THE blackcap is a true sylvan Warbler, visiting this country from the South and East every spring, arriving about the ..."

5. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookedited by Charles Morris edited by Charles Morris (1921)
"The blackcap is met with in Eng- judges, most of the jurymen and many land from April ... The American blackcap is a spe- ' ' iron-stone containing cies of ..."

6. Our native songsters by Anne Pratt (1852)
"song of the nightingale, is that of the blackcap* (Curruca atricapilla), the rich notes of which reach us earlier in the spring, and are so gladsome, ..."

7. The Birds of Jamaica: Being a History of the Bird, Its Structure, and Habits by Philip Henry Gosse, Alfred Edmund Brehm, Richard Hill (1874)
"THE blackcap (Curruca atricapilla). ... are carefully followed up, the songster may be found, one indeed of the best of the woodland warblers,—the blackcap. ..."

8. A history of British birds by Francis Orpen Morris (1853)
"THE blackcap is more cosmopolite in its character than any other of the British Warblers. It frequents the whole of the temperate parts of Europe, ..."

9. Luther Burbank: His Methods and Discoveries and Their Practical Application by Luther Burbank, John Whitson, Robert John, Henry Smith Williams, Luther Burbank Society (1914)
"... blackcap. The specimens here shown are better than the average run. having been improved bu Mr. Burbank bu means of selection. ..."

10. A History of British Birds by William YARRELL, Howard Saunders, Alfred Newton (1874)
"THE blackcap. Curruca atricapilla. THE blackcap is a true sylvan Warbler, visiting this country from the South and East every spring, arriving about the ..."

11. Winston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Reference Bookedited by Charles Morris edited by Charles Morris (1921)
"The blackcap is met with in Eng- judges, most of the jurymen and many land from April ... The American blackcap is a spe- ' ' iron-stone containing cies of ..."

12. Our native songsters by Anne Pratt (1852)
"song of the nightingale, is that of the blackcap* (Curruca atricapilla), the rich notes of which reach us earlier in the spring, and are so gladsome, ..."

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