dickcissel

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noun dick·cis·sel \dik-ˈsi-səl, ˈdik-ˌ\

Definition of dickcissel

  1. :  a common migratory black-throated finch (Spiza americana of the family Cardinalidae) of the central U.S.

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Origin and Etymology of dickcissel

imitative


First Known Use: 1886


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