crombec

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crombec

(ˈkrɒmbɛk)
n
(Animals) any African Old World warbler of the genus Sylvietta, having colourful plumage
[C19: via French from Dutch krom crooked + bek beak1]
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Sylviidae Sylvia communis Common whitethroat Sylvia curruca Lesser whitethroat Hippolias polyglotta Melodious warbler Sylvietta brachyuran Northern combrec Hippolais spp Sedge wabler Acrocephalus Tawny-flanked prinia schoenobaenus Prinia subflava Warbler Sylvia spp Willow warbler 36.
Isolation of West Nile virus from a naturally infected human being and from a bird, Sylvietta rufescens (Veillot).