Burion
Burion Bu"ri*on, n. (Zo["o]l.) The red-breasted house sparrow of California ({Carpodacus frontalis}); -- called also {crimson-fronted bullfinch}. [Written also {burrion}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • burion — ˈbyu̇rēən, bu̇rˈyȯn noun ( s) Etymology: Mexican Spanish burrión, perhaps alteration of Spanish gorrión sparrow Southwest : house finch * * * burion, ioun, iown, jon obs. ff. burgeon …   Useful english dictionary

  • burion — bu·ri·on …   English syllables

  • burrion — Burion Bu ri*on, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The red breasted house sparrow of California ({Carpodacus frontalis}); called also {crimson fronted bullfinch}. [Written also {burrion}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carpodacus frontalis — Burion Bu ri*on, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The red breasted house sparrow of California ({Carpodacus frontalis}); called also {crimson fronted bullfinch}. [Written also {burrion}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crimson-fronted bullfinch — Burion Bu ri*on, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The red breasted house sparrow of California ({Carpodacus frontalis}); called also {crimson fronted bullfinch}. [Written also {burrion}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bullfinch — Bull finch , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A bird of the genus {Pyrrhula} and other related genera, especially the {Pyrrhula vulgaris} or {Pyrrhula rubicilla}, a bird of Europe allied to the grosbeak, having the breast, cheeks, and neck, red. [1913 Webster] Note …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crimson-fronted bullfinch — Bullfinch Bull finch , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A bird of the genus {Pyrrhula} and other related genera, especially the {Pyrrhula vulgaris} or {Pyrrhula rubicilla}, a bird of Europe allied to the grosbeak, having the breast, cheeks, and neck, red. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pine bullfinch — Bullfinch Bull finch , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A bird of the genus {Pyrrhula} and other related genera, especially the {Pyrrhula vulgaris} or {Pyrrhula rubicilla}, a bird of Europe allied to the grosbeak, having the breast, cheeks, and neck, red. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pyrrhula rubicilla — Bullfinch Bull finch , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A bird of the genus {Pyrrhula} and other related genera, especially the {Pyrrhula vulgaris} or {Pyrrhula rubicilla}, a bird of Europe allied to the grosbeak, having the breast, cheeks, and neck, red. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pyrrhula vulgaris — Bullfinch Bull finch , n. (Zo[ o]l.) A bird of the genus {Pyrrhula} and other related genera, especially the {Pyrrhula vulgaris} or {Pyrrhula rubicilla}, a bird of Europe allied to the grosbeak, having the breast, cheeks, and neck, red. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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