from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as fig-eater
  • noun See beccafico.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) The European garden warbler (Sylvia hortensis or Currica, hortensis); -- called also beccafico and greater pettychaps.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A bird, the Orphean warbler, Sylvia hortensis.


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fig +‎ pecker, as it was believed to gorge itself on figs when in season.


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  • This sounds like an mild insult.

    February 5, 2021

  • or a minced oath for pigfucker

    February 26, 2021