noun Car·du·e·lis \-lə̇s\

Definition of Carduelis

  1. :  the genus of birds (family Fringillidae) containing the goldfinches, siskins, redpolls, linnets, and related birds — compare spinus

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Origin and Etymology of carduelis

New Latin, from Latin, goldfinch, from carduus thistle

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