noun jun·co \ˈjəŋ-(ˌ)kō\
plural juncos or juncoes

Definition of JUNCO

:  any of a genus (Junco of the family Emberizidae) of small widely distributed North American finches usually having a pink bill, ashy gray head and back, and conspicuous white lateral tail feathers

Origin of JUNCO

New Latin, from Spanish, reed — more at jonquil
First Known Use: 1887

Rhymes with JUNCO


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