Meaning of LINNET in English


[] n [MF linette, fr. lin flax, fr. L linum; fr. its feeding on flax seeds] (ca. 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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