Vesper sparrow
Vesper Ves"per, a. Of or pertaining to the evening, or to the service of vespers; as, a vesper hymn; vesper bells. [1913 Webster]

{Vesper sparrow}, the grass finch. See under {Grass}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • vesper sparrow — ☆ vesper sparrow n. a gray brown North American sparrow (Pooecetes gramineus) with white outer tail feathers: so called from its practice of singing in the evening …   English World dictionary

  • Vesper Sparrow — Taxobox name = Vesper Sparrow status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Emberizidae genus = Pooecetes species = P. gramineus binomial = Pooecetes gramineus binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • vesper sparrow — vakarinės startos statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Pooecetes angl. vesper sparrow vok. Abendammer, f rus. вечерняя овсянка, f pranc. bruant vespéral, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – startos siauresnis terminas – vakarinė… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • vesper sparrow — vakarinė starta statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Pooecetes gramineus angl. vesper sparrow vok. Abendammer, f rus. вечерняя овсянка, f pranc. bruant vespéral, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – vakarinės startos …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • vesper sparrow — noun common North American finch noted for its evening song • Syn: ↑grass finch, ↑Pooecetes gramineus • Hypernyms: ↑New World sparrow • Member Holonyms: ↑Pooecetes, ↑genus Pooecetes …   Useful english dictionary

  • vesper sparrow — a common finch, Pooecetes gramineus, of fields and pastures in North America, noted for its evening song. Also called grass finch. [1860 65, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Vesper — Ves per, a. Of or pertaining to the evening, or to the service of vespers; as, a vesper hymn; vesper bells. [1913 Webster] {Vesper sparrow}, the grass finch. See under {Grass}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sparrow — sparrowless, adj. sparrowlike, adj. /spar oh/, n. 1. any of numerous American finches of the family Emberizinae. Cf. chipping sparrow, song sparrow. 2. any member of the Old World genus Passer, formerly thought to be closely related to the… …   Universalium

  • vesper bird — noun see vesper sparrow …   Useful english dictionary

  • sparrow — (Roget s IV) n. Types of sparrows include: Belding, Bell, black chinned, chipping, Brewer, desert, English, Fox, Gambel, golden crowned, Lincoln, rufous crowned, swamp, song, silver tongue, field, house, rock, tree, vesper, western lark, white… …   English dictionary for students

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