Simple Definition of chaffinch
: a small European bird
Full Definition of chaffinch
: a common European finch (Fringilla coelebs of the family Frangillidae) of which the male has a pinkish-brown breast
Origin of chaffinch
Middle English, from Old English ceaffinc, from ceaf + finc finch
First Known Use: before 12th century
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