goldfinch


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gold·finch

 (gōld′fĭnch′)
n.
1. Any of several small American finches of the genus Spinus, especially S. tristis, of which the male has yellow plumage with a black forehead, wings, and tail.
2. A small finch (Carduelis carduelis) of Eurasia and Africa, having brownish plumage with black-and-yellow wings and a red patch across the face.

goldfinch

(ˈɡəʊldˌfɪntʃ)
n
1. (Animals) a common European finch, Carduelis carduelis, the adult of which has a red-and-white face and yellow-and-black wings
2. (Animals) any of several North American finches of the genus Spinus, esp the yellow-and-black species S. tristis

gold•finch

(ˈgoʊldˌfɪntʃ)

n.
1. any of several New World finches of the genus Carduelis, esp. the widespread North American species C. tristis, the male of which has yellow body plumage in the summer.
2. a related Old World finch, Carduelis carduelis, having a crimson face and wings marked with yellow.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.goldfinch - American finch whose male has yellow body plumage in summergoldfinch - American finch whose male has yellow body plumage in summer
finch - any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds
genus Spinus, Spinus - in some classifications considered a subgenus of Carduelis: siskins and New World goldfinches
2.goldfinch - small European finch having a crimson face and yellow-and-black wingsgoldfinch - small European finch having a crimson face and yellow-and-black wings
finch - any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds
Carduelis, genus Carduelis - in some classifications considered the type genus of a subfamily Carduelinae of the family Fringillidae: goldfinches; siskins; redpolls; linnets

goldfinch

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Translations
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tengelic
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szczygieł
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goldfinch

[ˈgəʊldfɪntʃ] Njilguero m

goldfinch

[ˈgəʊldˌfɪntʃ] ncardellino
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Upright--she too, slim, at full height, inclining from [130] time to time towards Justin with a movement of irresistible fascination, she followed the notes of her mate; and sometimes, her, lips half opening, added thereto a sigh--something of a sigh, an aspiration, a prayer, towards the goldfinch, withdrawn into the shadows.
His finding the pair in the wilds of Paris is an adventure, in which, in fact, a goldfinch again takes an important part--a goldfinch who is found to understand the Cevenol dialect:--
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After Carel Fabritius, The Goldfinch (Het Puttertje), oil on panel, 1654, The Hague.
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