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sharp-tailed sparrow

noun
1.
a sparrow, Ammospiza caudacuta, inhabiting salt marshes in North America, having narrow, sharply pointed tail feathers.
Origin of sharp-tailed sparrow
1825-1835
An Americanism dating back to 1825-35
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