Peabody bird

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The name is imitative of its note.

Noun[edit]

Peabody bird (plural Peabody birds)

  1. (US, dated) An American sparrow (Zonotrichia albicollis) with a conspicuous white throat.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.