Lawrence's goldfinch

noun Law·rence's goldfinch \ˈlȯrənsə̇z-, ˈlär-\

Definition of Lawrence's goldfinch

  1. :  a goldfinch (Carduelis lawrencei) of southern California and northern Mexico having yellow lower parts and greenish yellow upper parts

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Origin and Etymology of lawrence's goldfinch

after George N. Lawrence †1895 American ornithologist


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