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 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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  • redpoll linnet — noun see redpoll 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Linnet — Lin net (l[i^]n n[e^]t), n. [F. linot, linotte, from L. linum flax; or perh. shortened from AS. l[=i]netwige, fr. AS. l[=i]n flax; so called because it feeds on the seeds of flax and hemp. See {Linen}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • linnet finch — Linnet Lin net (l[i^]n n[e^]t), n. [F. linot, linotte, from L. linum flax; or perh. shortened from AS. l[=i]netwige, fr. AS. l[=i]n flax; so called because it feeds on the seeds of flax and hemp. See {Linen}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several… …   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 — čivyliai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Carduelis angl. greenfinch; linnet; redpoll; siskin vok. Hänfling, m rus. чечётка, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – čivyliai siauresnis terminas – amerikinis alksninukas siauresnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • linnet — čivyliai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Carduelis angl. greenfinch; linnet; redpoll; siskin vok. Hänfling, m rus. чечётка, f ryšiai: platesnis terminas – čivyliai siauresnis terminas – amerikinis alksninukas siauresnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • redpoll — [ rɛdpəʊl] noun 1》 a mainly brown finch with a red forehead, related to the linnet. [Acanthis flammea.] 2》 (red poll) an animal of a breed of red haired polled cattle …   English new terms dictionary

  • redpoll — n. a finch, Acanthis flammea, with a red forehead, similar to a linnet …   Useful english dictionary

  • greater redpoll — Linnet Lin net (l[i^]n n[e^]t), n. [F. linot, linotte, from L. linum flax; or perh. shortened from AS. l[=i]netwige, fr. AS. l[=i]n flax; so called because it feeds on the seeds of flax and hemp. See {Linen}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brown linnet — Linnet Lin net (l[i^]n n[e^]t), n. [F. linot, linotte, from L. linum flax; or perh. shortened from AS. l[=i]netwige, fr. AS. l[=i]n flax; so called because it feeds on the seeds of flax and hemp. See {Linen}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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