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Java sparrow

noun
1.
a finchlike weaverbird, Padda oryzivora, of southeastern Asia, having gray plumage tinged with pink on the belly, often kept as a cage bird.
Also called Java finch.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65
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Java sparrow

noun
1.
a small grey-and-pink finchlike Indonesian weaverbird, Padda oryzivora: a popular cage bird
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