Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Emberizidae.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Also known as Passerella iliaca, it’s the tiniest bird, but chunky in the stippled breast.

    BAD GIRL CREEK

  • The title is a reference to architect Adolf Loos's modernist claim that "Ornament is crime": Passerella and Costantini in turn tried to vindicate the beauty of decoration and flamboyance.

    The Art of The Crime

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