serin

noun

se·​rin sə-ˈraⁿ How to pronounce serin (audio)
: a small yellow and grayish Old World finch (Serinus serinus of the family Fringillidae) that is related to the canary

Word History

Etymology

French

First Known Use

circa 1672, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of serin was circa 1672

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Cite this Entry

“Serin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/serin. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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