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chipping sparrow

noun
1.
a small, North American sparrow, Spizella passerina, common in urban areas.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95, Americanism; chip2 + -ing2
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chipping sparrow

noun
1.
a common North American sparrow, Spizella passerina, having brown-and-grey plumage and a white eye stripe
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