bullfinch

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noun bull·finch \ˈbu̇l-ˌfinch also ˈbəl-\

Definition of bullfinch

  1. :  a European finch (Pyrrhula pyrrhula of the family Fringillidae) having in the male rosy-red underparts, blue-gray back, and black cap, chin, tail, and wings; also :  any of several other finches

First Known Use of bullfinch

circa 1570


BULLFINCH Defined for English Language Learners

bullfinch

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Definition of bullfinch for English Language Learners

  • : a small European bird


BULLFINCH Defined for Kids

bullfinch

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noun bull·finch \ˈbu̇l-ˌfinch\

Definition of bullfinch for Students

  1. :  a European songbird that has a thick bill and a red breast


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