from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small songbird (Taeniopygia guttata) of Australia and Indonesia that has black and white striped markings and is popular as a cage bird.

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  • noun A small Australasian weaverbird, Taeniopygia guttata, that has markings similar to a zebra.

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  • noun small Australian weaverbird with markings like a zebra's


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