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1. A European bird (Pyrrhula pyrrhula) having a short thick bill and in the male a red breast, blue-gray back, and black head, wings, and tail.
2. Any of several similar finches.
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1. (Animals) a common European finch, Pyrrhula pyrrhula: the male has a bright red throat and breast, black crown, wings, and tail, and a grey-and-white back
2. (Animals) any of various similar finches
[C14: see bull1, finch; probably so called from its stocky shape and thick neck]
(Horse Training, Riding & Manège) Brit a high thick hedge too difficult for a horse and rider to jump
[C19: perhaps changed from the phrase bull fence]
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a Eurasian finch, Pyrrhula pyrrhula, the male of which has a black, white, and bluish-gray back with a rosy breast.
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|Noun||1.||Bullfinch - United States architect who designed the Capitol Building in Washington which served as a model for state capitols throughout the United States (1763-1844)|
|2.||bullfinch - common European finch mostly black and white with red throat and breast|
finch - any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds
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bullfinch[ˈbʊlfɪntʃ] N → camachuelo 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
bullfinch[ˈbʊlfɪntʃ] n → bouvreuil m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
bullfinch[ˈbʊlˌfɪntʃ] n → ciuffolotto
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