Sparrow meaning

spărō
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Any of a family (Passeridae) of Old World passerine birds, including the English sparrow.
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Any of various small birds of the family Emberizidae, having brownish or grayish plumage and found throughout the Americas, such as the song sparrow.
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Any of various birds of the family Passeridae, especially the house sparrow.
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Any of various similar birds of other families, such as the Java sparrow.
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Any of various New World passerine birds (family Emberizidae), including the song sparrow and white-throated sparrow.
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Any of several other similar birds, as the hedge or Java sparrows.
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A surname​.
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Origin of sparrow

  • Middle English sparowe from Old English spearwa

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition