: a genus of rather large New World sparrows (family Fringillidae) occurring chiefly in western North America and having the upperparts largely brown and the underparts unmarked grayish white see gambel sparrow , golden-crowned sparrow, white-crowned sparrow, white-throated sparrow

Word History


New Latin, from zon- + trich- + -ia

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“Zonotrichia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Zonotrichia. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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