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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of numerous long-tailed American finches.

Usage examples (32)
  • So let us call the towhee a finch, and say no more about it.
  • Mystery bird: California towhee, Melozone crissalis
  • I wish I had seen an eastern towhee or a cedar waxwing.
  • Flocks of phoebe and towhee and dove pushing the cold ahead of them. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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