Meaning of sparrow
Pronunciation: (spar'ō), [key]
- any of numerous American finches of the family Emberizinae. Cf.
- any member of the Old World genus Passer, formerly thought to be closely related to the weaverbirds but now placed in their own family, Passeridae.
- the house sparrow.
- any of several other unrelated small birds. Cf.
- (cap.)a 12-ft. (4-m), all-weather, radar-guided U.S. air-to-air missile with an 88-lb. (40-kg) high-explosive warhead.
- sparrow (Thesaurus)