genus Carpodacus


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Related to genus Carpodacus: Carpodacus mexicanus, Carduelinae, purple finch
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Noun1.genus Carpodacus - house finches and purple finchesgenus Carpodacus - house finches and purple finches  
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Fringillidae, Fringillidae - finches: goldfinches; bullfinches; chaffinches; siskins; canaries; cardinals; grosbeaks; crossbills; linnets; buntings
Carpodacus mexicanus, house finch, linnet - small finch originally of the western United States and Mexico
Carpodacus purpureus, purple finch - North American finch having a raspberry-red head and breast and rump