Ac*cen"tor (#), n. [L. ad. + cantor singer, canere to sing.]

1. Mus.

One who sings the leading part; the director or leader.

[Obs.]

2. Zool.

A genus of European birds (so named from their sweet notes), including the hedge warbler. In America sometimes applied to the water thrushes.

 

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