Origin: echoic of one of its calls
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- A North American bird (Pipilo erythrophthalmus) that ranges from southern Canada to Mexico and has black, white, and rust-colored plumage in the male. Also called chewink, ground robin.
- Any of several finches of the genera Pipilo or Chlorura, found in the western United States.
Origin: Imitative of the song of some of these birds.