accentor

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Prunella montanella (top) and Prunella modularis (bottom), species of accentor (2)

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accentor (plural accentors)

  1. (zoology) Prunella, a genus of European birds (so named from their sweet notes), including the hedge warbler. In America sometimes applied to the water thrushes.
  2. (music, obsolete) One who sings the leading part; the director or leader.
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Etymology[edit]

From ad + cantor (singer), from canō (sing).

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accentor m (genitive accentōris); third declension

  1. one who sings with another

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Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative accentor accentōrēs
genitive accentōris accentōrum
dative accentōrī accentōribus
accusative accentōrem accentōrēs
ablative accentōre accentōribus
vocative accentor accentōrēs

References[edit]

  • accentor in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879