Brewer sparrow

noun
variants: or Brewer's sparrow

Definition of Brewer sparrow

: a small sparrow (Spizella breweri) of western North America that is closely related to the chipping sparrow but somewhat smaller and rather more grayish

History and Etymology for Brewer sparrow

after Thomas M. Brewer

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“Brewer sparrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brewer%20sparrow. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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