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1. Any of various birds of the family Fringillidae, including the goldfinches, siskins, and canaries, having a short stout bill used for cracking seeds.
2. Any of various birds of the families Cardinalidae and Emberizidae, including the sparrows, cardinals, and grosbeaks, having a similar bill.
[Middle English, from Old English finc.]
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1. (Animals) any songbird of the family Fringillidae, having a short stout bill for feeding on seeds and, in most species, a bright plumage in the male. Common examples are the goldfinch, bullfinch, chaffinch, siskin, and canary
2. (Animals) any of various similar or related birds
[Old English finc; related to Old High German finko, Middle Dutch vinker, Greek spingos]
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any of various small songbirds of the families Emberizidae,Fringillidae, and Estrildidae that have a short conical bill adapted for eating seeds.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English finc]
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|Noun||1.||finch - any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds|
family Fringillidae, Fringillidae - finches: goldfinches; bullfinches; chaffinches; siskins; canaries; cardinals; grosbeaks; crossbills; linnets; buntings
Carduelis carduelis, goldfinch - small European finch having a crimson face and yellow-and-black wings
Carduelis cannabina, lintwhite, linnet - small Old World finch whose male has a red breast and forehead
Carduelis cucullata, red siskin - South American species of scarlet finch with black head and wings and tail
goldfinch, New World goldfinch, Spinus tristis, yellowbird - American finch whose male has yellow body plumage in summer
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
serin - any of various brown and yellow finches of parts of Europe
Pyrrhula pyrrhula, bullfinch - common European finch mostly black and white with red throat and breast
New World sparrow - sparrow-like North American finches
bunting - any of numerous seed-eating songbirds of Europe or North America
grosbeak, grossbeak - any of various finches of Europe or America having a massive and powerful bill
cardinal grosbeak, Cardinalis cardinalis, Richmondena Cardinalis, redbird, cardinal - crested thick-billed North American finch having bright red plumage in the male
towhee - any of numerous long-tailed American finches
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شِرشير، عُصْفور غِرّيد
finch[fɪntʃ] N → pinzón m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n → Fink m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
finch[fɪntʃ] n → fringillide m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
one of several kinds of small bird. a greenfinch. vink شِرشير، عُصْفور غِرّيد сипка tentilhão pěnkava der Fink finke σπίνοςpinzón vint سهره peippolintu pinson פָּרוּש एक तरह की छोटी चिड़िया zeba pinty(őke) sejenis burung parkit finka fringuello アトリ科の小鳥 되새류(콩새, 멋쟁이새 등) kikilis žubīte burung cakar vinkfinkezięba سايره، ساركه، هره وړه مرغۍ چه غاړه كوى tentilhão cintezoi зяблик pinka ščinkavec zeba fink นกขนาดเล็กที่มีจะงอยสั้น ispinoz 雀科鳴鳥 зяблик مڑے چونچوں مالی چھوٹی چڑیوں میں سے کوئی chim họ sẻ 雀科鸣鸟，雀类
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