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Definition of Sparrow
SparrowSparrow Spar"row, n. [OE. sparwe, AS. spearwa; akin to OHG.
sparo, G. sperling, Icel. sp["o]rr, Dan. spurv, spurre, Sw.
sparf, Goth. sparwa; -- originally, probably, the quiverer or
flutterer, and akin to E. spurn. See Spurn, and cf.
1. (Zo["o]l.) One of many species of small singing birds of
the family Fringillig[ae], having conical bills, and
feeding chiefly on seeds. Many sparrows are called also
finches, and buntings. The common sparrow, or house
sparrow, of Europe (Passer domesticus) is noted for its
familiarity, its voracity, its attachment to its young,
and its fecundity. See House sparrow, under House.
Note: The following American species are well known; the
chipping sparrow, or chippy, the sage sparrow,
the savanna sparrow, the song sparrow, the tree
sparrow, and the white-throated sparrow (see
Peabody bird). See these terms under Sage,
2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several small singing birds somewhat
resembling the true sparrows in form or habits, as the
European hedge sparrow. See under Hedge.
He that doth the ravens feed, Yea, providently
caters for the sparrow, Be comfort to my age!
Field sparrow, Fox sparrow, etc. See under Field,
Sparrow bill, a small nail; a castiron shoe nail; a
Sparrow hawk. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) A small European hawk (Accipiter nisus) or any of
the allied species.
(b) A small American falcon (Falco sparverius).
(c) The Australian collared sparrow hawk (Accipiter
Note: The name is applied to other small hawks, as the
European kestrel and the New Zealand quail hawk.
Sparrow owl (Zo["o]l.), a small owl (Glaucidium
passerinum) found both in the Old World and the New. The
name is also applied to other species of small owls.
Sparrow spear (Zo["o]l.), the female of the reed bunting.
Meaning of Sparrow from wikipedia
to: Old World sparrows House sparrow
, the best-known species American sparrows
or New World sparrows
in the family
- The house sparrow
(P****er domesticus) is a bird of the sparrow family
in most parts
of the world. It is a small
bird that has a typical...
- Red Sparrow
is a 2018 American
by Francis Lawrence
on the 2013 novel
of the same name by...
is a fictional character
and the main protagonist
of the Pirates
of the Caribbean
film series. The character
- The AIM-7 Sparrow
is an American, medium-range semi-active radar homing
air-to-air missile operated
by the United States
Air Force, United States
- and sparrows
. The extermination
is also known
as Smash Sparrows Campaign
(Chinese: 打麻雀运动; pinyin: Dǎ Máquè Yùndòng) or Eliminate Sparrows
- Old World sparrows
are a family
p****erine birds. They are also known
as true sparrows
also used for a particular genus
of the family, P****er...
- The song sparrow
(Melospiza melodia) is a medium-sized American sparrow
the native sparrows
America, it is easily
one of the most abundant...
- American sparrows
are a group
p****erine birds, forming
P****erellidae. American sparrows
are seed-eating birds
- Red sparrow
to: Red fox sparrow
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of the North American
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