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- proper noun A taxonomic
genuswithin the family Emberizidae.
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The bird who is called indiscriminately the grass finch, the bay-winged bunting, the bay-winged sparrow, the vesper sparrow, and I know not what else (the ornithologists have nicknamed him _Pooecetes gramineus_), is
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