snow bunting

noun

Definition of snow bunting

: a white bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis) with black or brown markings on the upperparts that breeds in arctic regions and winters in northern parts of North America and Eurasia

First Known Use of snow bunting

1771, in the meaning defined above

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