Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the superfamily Passeroidea — the New World finches.

Etymologies

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Emberiza +‎ -idae

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  • Emberizidae are a cosmopolitan family of sparrows or finches that are generally granivores having a robust conical bill.

    June 2, 2012