crombec

noun crom·bec \ ˈkrämˌbek \

Definition of crombec

plural -s
: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


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