What does blackcap mean?

blackcap meaning in General Dictionary

A small European song bird Sylvia atricapilla with a black crown the mock nightingale

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  • chickadee having a dark crown
  • little black-headed European gull
  • raspberry indigenous to east North America having black colored thimble-shaped fruit
  • small brownish-grey warbler with a black top
  • a tiny European song bird (Sylvia atricapilla), with a black colored crown; the mock nightingale.
  • An American titmouse (Parus atricapillus); the chickadee.
  • An apple roasted till black colored, is served in a dish of boiled custard.
  • The black raspberry.

blackcap meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A tiny European song bird (Sylvia atricapilla), with a black top; the mock nightingale.

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  • (n.) An American titmouse (Parus atricapillus); the chickadee.
  • (letter.) An apple roasted till black, to be supported in a dish of boiled custard.
  • (letter.) The black colored raspberry.

Sentence Examples with the word blackcap

The name mocking-bird, or more frequently mock-nightingale, is in England occasionally given to some of the warblers (q.v.), especially the blackcap (Sylvia atricapilla), and the sedge-bird (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus).

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