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chaffinch

noun chaf·finch \ˈcha-(ˌ)finch\

: 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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