twite

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twite

 (twīt)
n.
A small Eurasian finch (Carduelis flavirostris) having streaked brown plumage.

[Imitative of its call.]
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twite

(twaɪt)
n
(Animals) a N European finch, Acanthis flavirostris, with a brown streaked plumage
[C16: imitative of its cry]
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The twite (twite carduelis flavirostris), a small browncoloured finch, was once widespread throughout Wales.
| Twite Carduelis flavirostris, adult perched side-on upon barb wire fence.