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Orphean warbler

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beccafico

[bek-uh-fee-koh] /ˌbɛk əˈfi koʊ/
noun
1.
a small songbird, especially the European garden warbler, Silvia hortensis, eaten as a delicacy in France and the Mediterranean region.
Also called Orphean warbler.
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beccafico

/ˌbɛkəˈfiːkəʊ/
noun (pl) -cos
1.
any of various European songbirds, esp warblers of the genus Sylvia, eaten as a delicacy in Italy and other countries
Word Origin
C17: from Italian, from beccare to peck + fico fig, from Latin fīcus
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