zebra finch


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zebra finch

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

zebra finch

n
(Animals) any of various Australasian songbirds with zebra-like markings, such as the grassfinch Poephila castanotis

ze′bra finch`


n.
a small Australian finch, Poephila guttata, of the family Estrildidae, with black and white bars on the tail and, in the male, a chestnut ear patch.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zebra finch - small Australian weaverbird with markings like a zebra'szebra finch - small Australian weaverbird with markings like a zebra's
genus Poephila, Poephila - grassfinches
grass finch, grassfinch - usually brightly-colored Australian weaverbirds; often kept as cage birds
Translations
zebrafinke
Zebrafink
diamante mandarín
seeprapeippo
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