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dickcissel

[dik-sis-uh l] /dɪkˈsɪs əl/
noun
1.
a bunting, Spiza americana, of the eastern and central U.S., having a brownish back streaked with black and a yellowish breast and in the male a black patch on the throat.
Origin of dickcissel
1885-1890
1885-90; said to be imitative of its call
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