Java-sparrow definition

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.
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A white, pink, and gray SE Asian passerine finch (Padda oryzivora, family Estrildidae) widely kept as a cage bird.
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(ornithology) A species of finch Padda oryzivora, native of Java, but very commonly kept as a cage bird.
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Singular:
java-sparrow
Plural:
java-sparrows