Meaning of GOLDFINCH in English

GOLDFINCH

[gold.finch] n (bef. 12c) 1: a small Palearctic finch (Carduelis carduelis) with a red, white, and black head and yellow and black wings

2: any of three small American finches (genus Carduelis and esp. C. tristis) having the breeding plumage of the male variably yellow with black markings on the wings, tail, and crown

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