from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. (Zoöl.) (a) A common American sparrow (Poöcætes gramineus); -- called also vesper sparrow and bay-winged bunting. (b) Any Australian finch, of the genus Poëphila, of which several species are known.
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- n. common North American finch noted for its evening song
- n. usually brightly-colored Australian weaverbirds; often kept as cage birds
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