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slate-colored junco

[ sleyt-kuhl-erd ]
/ ˈsleɪtˌkʌl ərd /
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noun

the eastern subspecies of the dark-eyed junco, Junco hyemalis, having grayer plumage than the several western subspecies.

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Origin of slate-colored junco

An Americanism dating back to 1890–95

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