junco definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. juncos
☆ any of a genus (Junco, family Emberizidae) of passerine birds of North America with a gray or black head and white outer tail feathers
Origin: Modern Latin ; from Spanish junco, a rush ; from Classical Latin juncus: see jonquil
junco definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. jun·cos or jun·coes
Any of various small North American birds of the genus Junco, having predominantly gray plumage, a gray or black head, and white outer tail feathers.
Origin: Spanish, reed, from Latin iuncus.