junco


noun, plural jun·cos.

  1. any of several small North American finches of the genus Junco.

noun plural -cos or -coes

  1. any North American bunting of the genus Junco, having a greyish plumage with white outer tail feathers
n.

1706, from Spanish junco “reed, bush,” as in junco ave “reed sparrow,” a bird of the Indies.

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