McCown's longspur

noun Mc·Cown's longspur \mə̇ˈkau̇nz-\
variants: less commonly

McCown's bunting

\mə̇ˈkau̇nz-\

Definition of McCown's longspur

  1. :  a brownish gray longspur (Rhynchophanes mccowni) of central North America with black markings on head, back, and throat and predominantly white underparts

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Origin and Etymology of mccown's longspur

after John P. McCown, 19th century American army officer


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