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junco

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noun jun·co \ˈjəŋ-(ˌ)kō\

Definition of junco

plural

juncos

or

juncoes

  1. :  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 and Etymology of junco

New Latin, from Spanish, reed — more at jonquil


First Known Use: 1887

Rhymes with junco


JUNCO Defined for Kids

junco

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noun jun·co \ˈjəŋ-kō\

Definition of junco for Students

plural

juncos

or

juncoes

  1. :  a small mostly gray North American bird usually having a pink bill




Learn More about junco

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of junco Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about junco


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