Acanthis linarius
Redpoll Red"poll` (-p?l`), n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of small northern finches of the genus {Acanthis} (formerly {[AE]giothus}), native of Europe and America. The adults have the crown red or rosy. The male of the most common species ({Acanthis linarius}) has also the breast and rump rosy. Called also {redpoll linnet}. See Illust. under {Linnet}. (b) The common European linnet. (c) The American redpoll warbler ({Dendroica palmarum}). [1913 Webster]

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  • Dendroica palmarum — Redpoll Red poll ( p?l ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of small northern finches of the genus {Acanthis} (formerly {[AE]giothus}), native of Europe and America. The adults have the crown red or rosy. The male of the most common… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Redpoll — Red poll ( p?l ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of small northern finches of the genus {Acanthis} (formerly {[AE]giothus}), native of Europe and America. The adults have the crown red or rosy. The male of the most common species… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • redpoll linnet — Redpoll Red poll ( p?l ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Any one of several species of small northern finches of the genus {Acanthis} (formerly {[AE]giothus}), native of Europe and America. The adults have the crown red or rosy. The male of the most common… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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