distelfink


dis·tel·fink

noun \ˈdish-təl-ˌfiŋk, ˈdis-\

Definition of DISTELFINK

:  a traditional Pennsylvania Dutch design motif in the form of a stylized bird

Origin of DISTELFINK

Pennsylvania German dischdelfink, literally, goldfinch, from dischdel thistle + fink finch
First Known Use: 1939

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