Meaning of LINNET in English

LINNET

noun Etymology: Middle French linette, from lin flax, from Latin linum; from its feeding on flax seeds Date: circa 1530 a common small brownish Old World finch ( Acanthis cannabina ) of which the male has red on the breast and crown during breeding season

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