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white-crowned sparrow

[hwahyt-kround, wahyt-] /ˈʰwaɪtˌkraʊnd, ˈwaɪt-/
noun
1.
a North American sparrow, Zonotrichia leucophrys, having black and white stripes on the head.
Origin of white-crowned sparrow
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism
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