Meaning of REDPOLL in English


ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun

1. or redpoll linnet : any of several small finches (genus Carduelis or Acanthis ) of northern Europe, Asia, and America which are similar in size and habits to the siskins and in which the males usually have a red or rosy crown and streaked back and sides: as

a. : a common bird ( C. flammea ) distinguished by a rosy breast and rump — compare hornemann's redpoll

b. : linnet 1

2. also redpoll warbler : a palm warbler ( Dendroica palmarum ) — compare yellow palm warbler

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