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A small songbird (Taeniopygia guttata) of Australia and Indonesia that has black and white striped markings and is popular as a cage bird.
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(Animals) any of various Australasian songbirds with zebra-like markings, such as the grassfinch Poephila castanotis
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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.
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|Noun||1.||zebra finch - small Australian weaverbird with markings like a zebra's|
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