Henslow's sparrow

Hens·​low's sparrow | \ ˈhenzˌlōz- \

Definition of Henslow's sparrow

: a common North American sparrow (Passerherbulus henslowii) found in old fields

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History and Etymology for Henslow's sparrow

after J. S. Henslow †1875 American botanist

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“Henslow's sparrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Henslow%27s%20sparrow. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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