gouldian finch

noun, often capitalized G gould·ian finch \ˈgüldēən-\
variants: less commonly

gouldian

Definition of gouldian finch

plural

-s

  1. :  a small brilliantly colored Australian finch (Poephila gouldiae) often kept as a cage or aviary bird

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Origin and Etymology of gouldian finch

John Gould †1881 English naturalist + English -ian


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