crombec

noun
crom·bec | \ ˈkrämˌbek \
plural -s

Definition of crombec 

: any of numerous small short-tailed African warblers constituting a genus (Sylvietta) of the family Sylviidae and widely distributed in dry open country

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for crombec

French, from Afrikaans krombek, from krom crooked (from Middle Dutch crom) + bek beak, from Middle Dutch bec, from Old French; akin to Old High German krump, krumpf crooked

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about crombec

Dictionary Entries near crombec

croker sack

crokinole

Cro-Magnon

crombec

crome

cromeski

cromlech

Statistics for crombec

Look-up Popularity

Comments on crombec

What made you want to look up crombec? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

occurring twice a year or every two years

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!