Carduelis

noun
Car·​du·​e·​lis | \ -lə̇s \

Definition of Carduelis

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

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History and Etymology for Carduelis

New Latin, from Latin, goldfinch, from carduus thistle

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“Carduelis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Carduelis. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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