Meaning of CARDUELIS in English

CARDUELIS

-lə̇s noun

Usage: capitalized

Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, goldfinch, from carduus thistle

: the genus of birds (family Fringillidae) containing the European goldfinch and often the siskins, redpolls and linnets, and related birds — compare spinus

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.