reed bunting

reed bunting
noun
European bunting inhabiting marshy areas
Hypernyms: ↑bunting
Member Holonyms: ↑Emberiza, ↑genus Emberiza

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noun
1. : a European bunting (Emberiza schoeniclus) frequenting marshy places and having the face and head chiefly black, the wings and back chestnut, and the underparts white — called also reed sparrow

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an Old World bunting, Emberiza schoeniclus, inhabiting marshy areas.
[1775-85]

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reed bunting noun
A European bunting which breeds in marshy places and reedbeds
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Main Entry:reed

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reed bunting,
a European bunting that lives in marshes.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • reed bunting — noun a bunting that frequents reed beds and hedgerows, the male having a black head and white collar. [Emberiza schoeniclus.] …   English new terms dictionary

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