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slate-colored junco

[sleyt-kuhl-erd] /ˈsleɪtˌkʌl ərd/
noun
1.
the eastern subspecies of the dark-eyed junco, Junco hyemalis, having grayer plumage than the several western subspecies.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism
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  • The slate-colored junco is distinguished by the slaty-gray back, white bill, and white underparts.

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