rosy finch

noun

Definition of rosy finch

: any of several finches of western North America and eastern Asia constituting the genus Leucosticte and having chiefly brownish plumage suffused in the adult with rose or white on the upper tail coverts

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1801, in the meaning defined above

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“Rosy finch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rosy%20finch. Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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