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goldfinch

noun gold·finch \-ˌfinch\

: a small mostly yellow American bird

: a small European bird that has red on its head and yellow and black wings

Full Definition of GOLDFINCH

1
:  a small Palearctic finch (Carduelis carduelis of the family Fringillidae) with a red, white, and black head and yellow and black wings
2
:  any of three small related American finches (genus Carduelis, especially C. tristis) having the breeding plumage of the male yellow with black markings on the wings, tail, and crown

First Known Use of GOLDFINCH

before 12th century

Rhymes with GOLDFINCH

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