any of several small European songbirds, esp. certain warblers (genus Sylvia), eaten as a delicacy esp. in Italy
Origin of beccaficoItalian from beccare, to peck + fico, a fig
Any of various small songbirds that are eaten as a delicacy in Italy and France.
Origin of beccaficoItalian beccare to peck ( from becco beak ) ( from Latin beccus ; see beak . ) fico fig ( from Latin fīcus )