house finch

house finch
noun Date: 1869 a small finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) that has a male with a red head, breast, and rump and that is native to Mexico and the western United States and has been introduced in the eastern United States

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  • house finch — noun small finch originally of the western United States and Mexico • Syn: ↑linnet, ↑Carpodacus mexicanus • Hypernyms: ↑finch • Member Holonyms: ↑Carpodacus, ↑genus Carpodacus * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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  • house finch — a small common finch, Carpodacus mexicanus, originally of the western U.S. and Mexico and now widely distributed: the males have a red forehead, throat, breast, and rump. [1865 70, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

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