Brewer sparrow

noun

variants or Brewer's 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

Word History

Etymology

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 25 May. 2024.

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