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A small bird (Passer domesticus) native to the Old World but widely naturalized elsewhere, having brown and gray plumage with a black throat in the adult male. Also called English sparrow.
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(Animals) a small Eurasian weaverbird, Passer domesticus, now established in North America and Australia. It has a brown streaked plumage with grey underparts. Also called (US): English sparrow
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a hardy brown and gray songbird, Passer domesticus, native to Eurasia: now common in much of the world near human habitation.Also called English sparrow.
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