variants or less commonly combasou
plural -s
: a small southern African seed-eating finch (Hypochera funerea) with white bill and red feet, the male bluish black and the female brownish, that is often kept as a cage or aviary bird

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native name in southern Africa

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“Combassou.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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