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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 of slate-colored junco
1890-1895
An Americanism dating back to 1890-95
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