song-sparrow

song sparrow

noun
a small emberizine songbird, Melospiza melodia, common in North America.

Origin:
1800–10, Americanism

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song sparrow
 
n
a common North American finch, Melospiza melodia, having brown-and-white plumage and a melodious song

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