centzontle

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English[edit]

Northern Mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos)
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish cenzontle, from Classical Nahuatl centzontleh, shortened form of centzontlahtōleh (mockingbird, literally possessor of four hundred words), from centzontli (four hundred, a count of four hundred) + tlahtōlli (language, word, statement) + -eh (possessor of).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

centzontle (plural centzontles)

  1. (rare) A mockingbird.