Definition of cisticola in English:


Line breaks: cis|ti¦cola
Pronunciation: /sɪsˈtɪkələ, ˌsɪstɪˈkəʊlə/

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  • A small Old World warbler with brownish streaked plumage, found mainly in Africa.


modern Latin, from Greek kistos 'flowering shrub' + Latin -col- 'dwelling in' (from the verb colere).

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