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|Noun||1.||subfamily Emberizidae - buntings and some New World sparrows|
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
family Fringillidae, Fringillidae - finches: goldfinches; bullfinches; chaffinches; siskins; canaries; cardinals; grosbeaks; crossbills; linnets; buntings
genus Passerina, Passerina - a genus of small North American finches including the New World buntings