Entry from British & World English dictionary
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).
Definition of cisticola in:
- The British & World English dictionary