Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- a widely distributed junco (Junco hyemalis) commonly seen in the winter
Origin: see snow, and amp; bird,Slang a person addicted to the use of cocaine or heroin
- ☆ Slang a northern tourist who vacations in the South during the winter
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- Any of several birds, such as the junco and the snow bunting, common in snowy regions.
- Slang One who moves from a cold to a warm place in the winter.