Cardulis tristis
Carduelis Carduelis n. the type genus of a subfamily {Carduelinae} of the {Fringillidae}, used in some classifications. It includes the goldfinches (such as the American goldfinch, {Cardulis tristis}, and the European goldfinch, {Carduelis carduelis}); siskins; redpolls; and linnets, as well as the common northern cardinal ({Carduelis cardinalis}, also called the {cardinal bird}).

Syn: genus {Carduelis}. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Carduelis — n. the type genus of a subfamily {Carduelinae} of the {Fringillidae}, used in some classifications. It includes the goldfinches (such as the American goldfinch, {Cardulis tristis}, and the European goldfinch, {Carduelis carduelis}); siskins;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carduelis cardinalis — Carduelis Carduelis n. the type genus of a subfamily {Carduelinae} of the {Fringillidae}, used in some classifications. It includes the goldfinches (such as the American goldfinch, {Cardulis tristis}, and the European goldfinch, {Carduelis… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Carduelis carduelis — n. the type genus of a subfamily {Carduelinae} of the {Fringillidae}, used in some classifications. It includes the goldfinches (such as the American goldfinch, {Cardulis tristis}, and the European goldfinch, {Carduelis carduelis}); siskins;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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