[ hwahyt-kround, wahyt- ]
/ ˈʰwaɪtˌkraʊnd, ˈwaɪt- /
a North American sparrow, Zonotrichia leucophrys, having black and white stripes on the head.
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Origin of white-crowned sparrow
An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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