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longspur

[lawng-spur, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌspɜr, ˈlɒŋ-/
noun
1.
any of several fringillid birds of the genus Calcarius of tundra or prairie regions of North America, characterized by a long, spurlike hind claw on each foot.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; long1 + spur
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longspur

/ˈlɒŋˌspɜː/
noun
1.
any of various Arctic and North American buntings of the genera Calcarius and Rhyncophanes, all of which have a long claw on the hind toe
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