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Bunting

Bunting

(Science: zoology) a bird of the genus Emberiza, or of an allied genus, related to the finches and sparrows (family Fringillidae).

Among European species are the common or corn bunting (Emberiza miliaria); the ortolan (E. Hortulana); the cirl (E. Cirlus); and the black-headed (Granitivora melanocephala). American species are the bay-winged or grass (Poocaetes or Pooecetes gramineus); the black-throated (Spiza Americana); the towhee bunting or chewink (Pipilo); the snow bunting (Plectrophanax nivalis); the rice bunting or bobolink, and others. See Ortolan, Chewick, snow bunting, lark bunting.

Origin: Scot. Buntlin, corn-buntlin, oe. Bunting, buntyle; of unknown origin.


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