noun leu·co·stic·te

Definition of leucosticte

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus consisting of the rosy finches

  2. 2 plural -s :  any bird of the genus Leucosticte

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Origin and Etymology of leucosticte

New Latin, from leuc- + -sticte (from Greek stiktos tattooed, spotted, from stizein to tattoo) — more at stick

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a brief usually trivial fact

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