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grasshopper sparrow

noun

Definition of GRASSHOPPER SPARROW

:  a small American sparrow (Ammodramus savannarum) that is grayish brown above with a pale belly and has a high-pitched buzzing song that resembles the stridulation of grasshoppers

First Known Use of GRASSHOPPER SPARROW

1898

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