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a. A small warbler (Sylvia atricapilla) of Eurasia and Africa, the male of which is gray with a black crown.
b. Any of various other black-crowned birds, such as the chickadee.


1. (Animals) a brownish-grey Old World warbler, Sylvia atricapilla, the male of which has a black crown
2. (Animals) any of various similar birds, such as the black-capped chickadee (Parus atricapillus)
3. (Plants) US a popular name for raspberry3
4. (Law) Brit (formerly) the cap worn by a judge when passing a death sentence



1. any of various small songbirds having a black crown.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.blackcap - raspberry native to eastern North America having black thimble-shaped fruitblackcap - raspberry native to eastern North America having black thimble-shaped fruit
raspberry - red or black edible aggregate berries usually smaller than the related blackberries
raspberry, raspberry bush - woody brambles bearing usually red but sometimes black or yellow fruits that separate from the receptacle when ripe and are rounder and smaller than blackberries
2.blackcap - small black-headed European gullblackcap - small black-headed European gull  
sea gull, seagull, gull - mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
genus Larus, Larus - type genus of the Laridae
3.blackcap - chickadee having a dark crownblackcap - chickadee having a dark crown  
chickadee - any of various small grey-and-black songbirds of North America
4.blackcap - small brownish-grey warbler with a black crown
Old World warbler, true warbler - small active brownish or greyish Old World birds
genus Silvia, Silvia - type genus of the Sylviidae: warblers
curruca capirotada


[ˈblækkæp] N (Orn) → cucurra f capirotada
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But the real surprise came a few days ago, when out of the blue the voice of a lone blackcap suddenly burst forth.
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John, 68, said: "I've tried to concentrate on relatively common species, things like rooks, the fox or the blackcap, which thies into the window John, 68, said: "I've tried to concentrate on relatively common species, things like rooks, the fox or the blackcap, which 'ies into the window and dies.
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But RSPB Cymru's partnership report - The State of Birds in Wales today - shows birds such as linnet, blackcap and tree pipit have increased on the previous year, driving a welcome upswing in the Wild Bird Indicator.
Whew :) karenstrunks The cold weather has brought a blackcap into the garden.
Morphologic features of the external flight apparatus and weight clearly indicated that the 2 individuals belonged to the migratory subspecies of blackcap (6).
The blackcaps: A blackcap sang and Martin repeated his story of birdsong: 'That blackcap is telling other blackcaps "this is my territory" now that he has attracted a mate and that sweet song is a way of preventing a fight.