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chiffchaff

Saltos de línea: chiff|chaff
Pronunciación: /ˈtʃɪftʃaf
 
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Definición de chiffchaff en inglés:

sustantivo

A small Eurasian and North African migratory leaf warbler with drab plumage.
  • Genus Phylloscopus, family Sylviidae: two species
Example sentences
  • Great-spotted woodpeckers drum while chiffchaffs, blackcaps, chaffinches and wrens sing their hearts out.
  • People on the one to two-hour guided walks may also hear warblers such as the blackcap, the garden warbler, the reed warbler, the sedge warbler and the chiffchaff.
  • Any other two species with DNA this close (willow warblers and chiffchaffs for instance) are invariably considered members of the same genus.

Origen

late 18th century: imitative of its call.

Words that rhyme with chiffchaff

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