Spizella

noun Spi·zel·la \spə̇ˈzelə, spīˈz-\

Definition of Spizella

  1. :  a genus of small American finches including the chipping sparrow, the field sparrow, the tree sparrow, and related birds

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Origin and Etymology of spizella

New Latin, from Greek spiza chaffinch + Latin -ella — more at finch


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