noun crom·bec \ˈkrämˌbek\

Definition of crombec



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

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Origin and Etymology of 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 — more at crump, beak

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a brief usually trivial fact

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