purple finch
noun Date: 1754 a finch (Carpodacus purpureus) of the United States and Canada having in the male a rosy-red head, breast, and rump

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  • Purple Finch — Taxobox name = Purple Finch status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Fringillidae genus = Carpodacus species = C. purpureus binomial = Carpodacus purpureus binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • purple finch — noun North American finch having a raspberry red head and breast and rump • Syn: ↑Carpodacus purpureus • Hypernyms: ↑finch • Member Holonyms: ↑Carpodacus, ↑genus Carpodacus * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • purple finch — purpurinė sniegena statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Carpodacus purpureus angl. purple finch vok. Purpurfink, m; Purpurgimpel, m rus. пурпурная чечевица, f pranc. roselin pourpré, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – rausvosios… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • purple finch — a North American finch, Carpodacus purpureus, having a raspberry red head, breast, and rump. See illus. under finch. [1720 30, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Finch — Taxobox name = True finches | image width = 250px image caption = Fringilla coelebs (chaffinch), male regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes subordo = Passeri familia = Fringillidae familia authority = Vigors,… …   Wikipedia

  • Purple (disambiguation) — Purple is a color intermediate to red and blue.Purple may also refer to * Purple (album), by the Stone Temple Pilots *Purple (cipher machine), a Japanese cipher machine *Purple (magazine), a French fashion, litterature, art, and culture magazine …   Wikipedia

  • finch — /finch/, n. 1. any of numerous small passerine birds of the family Fringillidae, including the buntings, sparrows, crossbills, purple finches, and grosbeaks, most of which have a short, conical bill adapted for eating seeds. 2. any of various… …   Universalium

  • purple-breasted finch — /ˌpɜpəl brɛstəd ˈfɪntʃ/ (say .perpuhl brestuhd finch) noun → Gouldian finch …   Australian English dictionary

  • Purple Grenadier — Taxobox name = Purple Grenadier image caption = Captive adult male status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Estrildidae genus = Uraeginthus species = U. ianthinogaster …   Wikipedia

  • House Finch — Taxobox name = House Finch status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=53468|title=Carpodacus mexicanus|downloaded=12 May 2006] image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata …   Wikipedia

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