tree sparrow

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tree sparrow

n.
1. A North American sparrow (Spizella arborea) having a reddish-brown crown and a dark spot on the breast.
2. A Eurasian sparrow (Passer montanus) that is similar to but smaller than the house sparrow.

tree sparrow

n
1. (Animals) a small European weaverbird, Passer montanus, similar to the house sparrow but having a brown head
2. (Animals) a small North American finch, Spizella arborea, having a reddish-brown head, grey underparts, and brown striped back and wings
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tree sparrow - Eurasian sparrow smaller than the house sparrowtree sparrow - Eurasian sparrow smaller than the house sparrow
sparrow, true sparrow - any of several small dull-colored singing birds feeding on seeds or insects
genus Passer, Passer - type genus of the Passeridae
2.tree sparrow - finch common in winter in the northern U.S.tree sparrow - finch common in winter in the northern U.S.
New World sparrow - sparrow-like North American finches
genus Spizella, Spizella - chipping sparrow; field sparrow; tree sparrow
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