english dictionary definition meaningYesDictionary.com



a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l   m   n   o   p   q   r   s   t   u   v   w   x   y   z   







Lookup English Definition:

sparrow    : [sp'ɛro]
Sparrow \Spar"row\, n. [OE. sparwe, AS. spearwa; akin to OHG.
sparo, G. sperling, Icel. sp["o]rr, Dan. spurv, spurre, Sw.
sparf, Goth. sparwa; -- originally, probably, the quiverer or
flutterer, and akin to E. spurn. See {Spurn}, and cf.
{Spavin}.]
1. (Zool.) One of many species of small singing birds of the
family {Fringilligae}, having conical bills, and feeding
chiefly on seeds. Many sparrows are called also {finches},
and {buntings}. The common sparrow, or house sparrow, of
Europe ({Passer domesticus}) is noted for its familiarity,
its voracity, its attachment to its young, and its
fecundity. See {House sparrow}, under {House}.
[1913 Webster]

Note: The following American species are well known; the
{chipping sparrow}, or {chippy}, the {sage sparrow},
the {savanna sparrow}, the {song sparrow}, the {tree
sparrow}, and the {white-throated sparrow} (see
{Peabody bird}). See these terms under {Sage},
{Savanna}, etc.
[1913 Webster]

2. (Zool.) Any one of several small singing birds somewhat
resembling the true sparrows in form or habits, as the
European hedge sparrow. See under {Hedge}.
[1913 Webster]

He that doth the ravens feed,
Yea, providently caters for the sparrow,
Be comfort to my age! --Shak.
[1913 Webster]

{Field sparrow}, {Fox sparrow}, etc. See under {Field},
{Fox}, etc.

{Sparrow bill}, a small nail; a castiron shoe nail; a
sparable.

{Sparrow hawk}. (Zool.)
(a) A small European hawk ({Accipiter nisus}) or any of
the allied species.
(b) A small American falcon ({Falco sparverius}).
(c) The Australian collared sparrow hawk ({Accipiter
torquatus}).

Note: The name is applied to other small hawks, as the
European kestrel and the New Zealand quail hawk.

{Sparrow owl} (Zool.), a small owl ({Glaucidium passerinum})
found both in the Old World and the New. The name is also
applied to other species of small owls.

{Sparrow spear} (Zool.), the female of the reed bunting.
[Prov. Eng.]
[1913 Webster]



install english dictionary definition & meaning lookup widget!


english dictionary definition meaning工具:
Select Color:

































































english dictionary meaning information:
  • Whilst - definition of whilst by The Free Dictionary
    whilst Whilst is a formal word which has the same meaning as 'while' It is used in both time clauses and concessive clauses
  • Sage - definition of sage by The Free Dictionary
    a Any of various plants of the genus Salvia of the mint family, especially S officinalis, having aromatic grayish-green leaves
  • Ultimate Finacle Commands used for banking. Download PDF!
    Finacle Commands User Guide PDF Download Greetings Friends In today’s post we’ll not be discussing about IBPS or SBI Preparation Rather we’ll be talking about stuff that bankers have to face once they clear the bank exams
  • 2018 FIFA World Cup - Wikipedia
    The 2018 FIFA World Cup was the 21st FIFA World Cup, an international football tournament contested by the men's national teams of the member associations of FIFA once every four years It took place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018 It was the first World Cup to be held in Eastern Europe, and the 11th time that it had been held in Europe At an estimated cost of over $14 2 billion, it
  • Home of Brown. . . Part Five - Thrill Of The Chase
    Agreed, but I would say Dual structure, one for Brown Trout and one for a very famous Brown, of Colorado fame, she was Unsinkable in the Titanic disaster, Browns Canyon is just below Buena Vista, Co and the Arkansas River runs through it
  • Thinking Outside the Box: A Misguided Idea | Psychology Today
    $ 500,000 was released by the government to the public due to UN collaboration and end-of-year donation the sum of $ 50,000 was sent to each card It is advisable that you contact us now to receive
  • Amazon. com: Play Set - Board game - Fantastic book - Board . . .
    🎁 Need a great gift for your loved one? Our new board game is a one of a kind present for your family member or a friend for basically any holiday including Christmas gifts for men, graduation gifts for men, anniversary gifts for men retirement gifts for men, finally happy birthday gifts for men
  • Charged With a Crime? Better Check Your Facebook Pictures
    Earlier this year, the realms of law and new media collided when Lori Drew was hit with federal charges for creating a fake MySpace page and harassing a neighboring teenager, who then committed





English Dictionary  2005-2009

|dictionary |Business Directories,Company Directories |ZIP Code,Postal Code