longspur

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long·spur

noun \ˈlŋ-ˌspər\

Definition of LONGSPUR

:  any of several long-clawed finches (especially genus Calcarius) of the arctic regions and the Great Plains of North America

First Known Use of LONGSPUR

1831

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