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sage sparrow

noun
1.
a small gray finch, Amphispiza belli, of dry, brushy areas of western North America.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85, Americanism
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  • The year previous to their burn, all sage sparrow nests found had been built within sagebrush canopies.

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