Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See sparrow.
- n. ornithology A species of finch Padda oryzivora, native of Java, but very commonly kept as a cage bird.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) a species of finch (Padda oryzivora), native of Java, but very commonly kept as a cage bird; -- called also
ricebird, and paddy bird. In the male the upper parts are glaucous gray, the head and tail black, the under parts delicate rose, and the cheeks white. The bill is large and red. A white variety is also kept as a cage bird.
- n. small finch-like Indonesian weaverbird that frequents rice fields
Sorry, no example sentences found.
‘Java sparrow’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for Java sparrow.