redpoll

noun red·poll \ ˈred-ˌpōl \

Definition of redpoll

: either of two small finches (genus Carduelis synonym Acanthis of the family Fringillidae) having brownish streaked plumage and a red or rosy crown; especially : one (C. flammea) found in northern regions of both the New and Old World

First Known Use of redpoll

1728


red poll

noun, often capitalized R&P

Definition of red poll

: any of a breed of large hornless red beef cattle of English origin

Origin and Etymology of red poll

alteration of red polled


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