plural beccaficos or beccaficoes
: any of various European songbirds esteemed as a table delicacy when fat on fruit and grains in autumn
specifically : garden warbler

Word History


Italian, from beccare to peck (from becco beak, from Latin beccus) + fico fig, from Latin ficus

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“Beccafico.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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