Cassin finch

noun Cas·sin finch \ˈkasən-, -sin-\

Definition of Cassin finch

  1. :  a large finch (Carpodacus cassinii) of the Rocky mountain region the male being rosy red with dusky-brown shoulders, wings, and tail and the female drab and sparrowlike

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Origin and Etymology of cassin finch

after John Cassin †1869 American ornithologist


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