plural -s
: a brightly colored finch (Fringilla montifringilla) that breeds in the northern parts of Europe and Asia and migrates southward in winter and is often kept as a cage bird

called also bramble finch

Word History


probably from bramble + -ing

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“Brambling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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