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Definition of cisticola in English:
A small Old World warbler with brownish streaked plumage, found mainly in Africa.
- Genus Cisticola, family Sylviidae: numerous species. See also fan-tailed warbler
Modern Latin, from Greek kistos 'flowering shrub' + Latin -col- 'dwelling in' (from the verb colere).
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