noun, plural jun·cos.
Origin of junco
Examples from the Web for junco
The little black-headed snowbird, Thurber's junco, is the most common of all the Tahoe birds.The Lake of the Sky|George Wharton James
For all that, I do not feel like taking a lofty tone in passing judgment upon Junco.Birds in the Bush|Bradford Torrey
Its nesting habits and eggs do not differ from those of the Pink-sided Junco.The Bird Book|Chester A. Reed
The Junco neighborhood was a populous part of our calling district.Little Brothers of the Air|Olive Thorne Miller
The tree sparrow, song sparrow, chipping sparrow, field sparrow and snowbird or junco are all great weed-seed destroyers.Checking the Waste|Mary Huston Gregory
British Dictionary definitions for junco
noun plural -cos or -coes
Word Origin for junco
Word Origin and History for junco
1706, from Spanish junco "reed, bush," as in junco ave "reed sparrow," a bird of the Indies.