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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. medium-sized Eurasian thrush seen chiefly in winter;
[syn: fieldfare, snowbird, Turdus pilaris]

2. white Arctic bunting;
[syn: snow bunting, snowbird, snowflake, Plectrophenax nivalis]

3. small North American finch seen chiefly in winter;
[syn: junco, snowbird]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Snowbird \Snow"bird\, n. (Zool.) (a) An arctic finch (Plectrophenax nivalis syn. Plectrophanes nivalis) common, in winter, both in Europe and the United States, and often appearing in large flocks during snowstorms. It is partially white, but variously marked with chestnut and brown. Called also snow bunting, snowflake, snowfleck, and snowflight. (b) Any finch of the genus Junco which appears in flocks in winter time, especially Junco hyemalis in the Eastern United States; -- called also blue snowbird. See Junco. (c) The fieldfare. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Junco \Jun"co\, n. (Zool.) Any bird of the genus Junco, which includes several species of North American finches; -- called also snowbird, or blue snowbird. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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