Meaning of emberizine

em•ber•i•zine

Pronunciation: (em"bu-rī'zin, -zīn), [key]
— Ornith. Ornith.
—adj.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the subfamily Emberizinae, comprising the buntings, New World sparrows, and related birds.
—n.
  1. an emberizine bird.
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