Java sparrow(redirected from sparrow, Java)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
A small gray bird (Padda oryzivora) that has a black-and-white head, is native to tropical Asia, and is popular as a cage bird.
(Animals) a small grey-and-pink finchlike Indonesian weaverbird, Padda oryzivora: a popular cage bird
a gray and red finch, Padda oryzivora, of the waxbill family, resident on Java and Bali and widely introduced elsewhere.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||Java sparrow - small finch-like Indonesian weaverbird that frequents rice fields|
weaver finch, weaverbird, weaver - finch-like African and Asian colonial birds noted for their elaborately woven nests