goldfinch

Definitions of goldfinch
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n American finch whose male has yellow body plumage in summer

Synonyms:
New World goldfinch, Spinus tristis, yellowbird
Type of:
finch
any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds

n small European finch having a crimson face and yellow-and-black wings

Synonyms:
Carduelis carduelis
Type of:
finch
any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds

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