Fringilla

noun

Frin·​gil·​la
frinˈjilə
: a genus (the type of the family Fringillidae) of singing birds including the chaffinch, brambling, and related forms

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin fringilla, fringuilla chaffinch

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“Fringilla.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fringilla. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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