Pinefinch
Pinefinch Pine"finch` (p[imac]n"f[i^]nch`), n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A small American bird ({Spinus spinus} syn. {Chrysomitris spinus}); -- called also {pine siskin}, and {American siskin}. (b) The pine grosbeak. [1913 Webster]

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  • pinefinch — pine finch n. See pine siskin. * * * …   Universalium

  • American siskin — Pinefinch Pine finch (p[imac]n f[i^]nch ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A small American bird ({Spinus spinus} syn. {Chrysomitris spinus}); called also {pine siskin}, and {American siskin}. (b) The pine grosbeak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chrysomitris spinus — Pinefinch Pine finch (p[imac]n f[i^]nch ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A small American bird ({Spinus spinus} syn. {Chrysomitris spinus}); called also {pine siskin}, and {American siskin}. (b) The pine grosbeak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pine siskin — Pinefinch Pine finch (p[imac]n f[i^]nch ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A small American bird ({Spinus spinus} syn. {Chrysomitris spinus}); called also {pine siskin}, and {American siskin}. (b) The pine grosbeak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spinus spinus — Pinefinch Pine finch (p[imac]n f[i^]nch ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A small American bird ({Spinus spinus} syn. {Chrysomitris spinus}); called also {pine siskin}, and {American siskin}. (b) The pine grosbeak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aberdevine — Siskin Sis kin, n. [Dan. sisgen; cf. Sw. siska, G. zeisig, D. sijsje; of Slav. origin; cf. Pol. czy?.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A small green and yellow European finch ({Spinus spinus}, or {Carduelis spinus}); called also {aberdevine}. (b) The American… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carduelis spinus — Siskin Sis kin, n. [Dan. sisgen; cf. Sw. siska, G. zeisig, D. sijsje; of Slav. origin; cf. Pol. czy?.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A small green and yellow European finch ({Spinus spinus}, or {Carduelis spinus}); called also {aberdevine}. (b) The American… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pine siskin — Siskin Sis kin, n. [Dan. sisgen; cf. Sw. siska, G. zeisig, D. sijsje; of Slav. origin; cf. Pol. czy?.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A small green and yellow European finch ({Spinus spinus}, or {Carduelis spinus}); called also {aberdevine}. (b) The American… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • S pinus — Siskin Sis kin, n. [Dan. sisgen; cf. Sw. siska, G. zeisig, D. sijsje; of Slav. origin; cf. Pol. czy?.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A small green and yellow European finch ({Spinus spinus}, or {Carduelis spinus}); called also {aberdevine}. (b) The American… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Siskin — Sis kin, n. [Dan. sisgen; cf. Sw. siska, G. zeisig, D. sijsje; of Slav. origin; cf. Pol. czy?.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A small green and yellow European finch ({Spinus spinus}, or {Carduelis spinus}); called also {aberdevine}. (b) The American pinefinch… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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