green bird
Greenfinch Green"finch`, n. (Zo["o]l.) 1. A European finch ({Ligurinus chloris}); -- called also {green bird}, {green linnet}, {green grosbeak}, {green olf}, {greeny}, and {peasweep}. [1913 Webster]

2. The Texas sparrow ({Embernagra rufivirgata}), in which the general color is olive green, with four rufous stripes on the head. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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