rock sparrow

noun

Definition of rock sparrow

1 : any of several Old World sparrows of the genus Petronia (as P. petronia and P. superciliaris)
2 : a sparrow (Aimophila ruficeps eremoeca) of Mexico and Texas

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“Rock sparrow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rock%20sparrow. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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