Hornemann's redpoll

Hor·​ne·​mann's redpoll | \ ˈhȯ(r)nəˌmänz- \

Definition of Hornemann's redpoll

: a redpoll (Carduelis hornemanni) of Europe with a small and pale breast and rump

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History and Etymology for Hornemann's redpoll

after Friedrich K. Hornemann †1801 German explorer

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“Hornemann's redpoll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hornemann%27s%20redpoll. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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