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 Webster]

Note: As a cage bird it is highly valued for its remarkable power of learning to whistle correctly various musical airs. [1913 Webster]

{Crimson-fronted bullfinch}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Burion}.

{Pine bullfinch}, the pine finch. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • 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

  • crimson-fronted bullfinch — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : house finch …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • List of Asian birds — This list of Asian birds is a listing of all the bird species known from the continent of Asia.NotesThe taxonomy of this list adheres to James Clements Birds of the World: A Checklist , and reflects all changes to that work until July, 2005.… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”