a small European and Asian passerine bird, Prunella modularis, the hedge sparrow

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  • Dunnock — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) …   Wikipedia

  • Dunnock — Dun nock, n. [Cf. {Dun},a.] (Zo[ o]l.) The hedge sparrow or hedge accentor. [Local, Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dunnock — ► NOUN ▪ a small songbird with a dark grey head and a reddish brown back. ORIGIN apparently from DUN(Cf. ↑dun) …   English terms dictionary

  • Dunnock — Mildred Dorothy Dunnock (* 25. Januar 1901 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA; † 5. Juli 1991 in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, USA) war eine US amerikanische Film und Theaterschauspielerin. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Kurzbiografie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • dunnock — /dun euhk/, n. Brit. See hedge sparrow. [1425 75; late ME dunoke, donek. See DUN2, OCK] * * * ▪ bird also called  hedge sparrow  or  hedge accentor         a drab, skulking European songbird, a species of accentor belonging to the family… …   Universalium

  • dunnock — Hedge Hedge, n. [OE. hegge, AS. hecg; akin to haga an inclosure, E. haw, AS. hege hedge, E. haybote, D. hegge, OHG. hegga, G. hecke. [root]12. See {Haw} a hedge.] A thicket of bushes, usually thorn bushes; especially, such a thicket planted as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dunnock — paprastasis erškėtžvirblis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Prunella modularis angl. dunnock vok. Heckenbraunelle, f rus. лесная завирушка, f pranc. accenteur mouchet, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – erškėtžvirbliai… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • dunnock — n. small European woodland bird that resembles the sparrow in size and coloring …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dunnock — [ dʌnək] noun a small songbird with a dark grey head and a reddish brown back. [Prunella modularis.] Origin ME: appar. from dun1 + ock …   English new terms dictionary

  • dunnock — dun·nock …   English syllables

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