sage sparrow


noun

a small gray finch, Amphispiza belli, of dry, brushy areas of western North America.

Nearby words

  1. sage cock,
  2. sage derby,
  3. sage green,
  4. sage grouse,
  5. sage hen,
  6. sage thrasher,
  7. sage, russell,
  8. sagebrush,
  9. sagely,
  10. sagenite

Origin of sage sparrow

An Americanism dating back to 1880–85

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