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Noun: sparrow  sper-ow [N. Amer], spa-row [Brit]
  1. Any of several small dull-coloured singing birds feeding on seeds or insects
    - true sparrow
  2. Small brownish European songbird
    - hedge sparrow, dunnock, Prunella modularis

Derived forms: sparrows

Type of: accentor, passeriform bird, passerine

Part of: family Passeridae, Passeridae

Encyclopedia: Sparrow, George