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Acanthis linariaLinnet Lin"net (l[i^]n"n[e^]t), n. [F. linot, linotte, from L.
linum flax; or perh. shortened from AS. l[=i]netwige, fr. AS.
l[=i]n flax; -- so called because it feeds on the seeds of
flax and hemp. See Linen.] (Zo["o]l.)
Any one of several species of fringilline birds of the genera
Linota, Acanthis, and allied genera, esp. the common
European species (L. cannabina), which, in full summer
plumage, is chestnut brown above, with the breast more or
less crimson. The feathers of its head are grayish brown,
tipped with crimson. Called also gray linnet, red linnet,
rose linnet, brown linnet, lintie, lintwhite, gorse
thatcher, linnet finch, and greater redpoll. The
American redpoll linnet (Acanthis linaria) often has the
crown and throat rosy. See Redpoll, and Twite.
Green linnet (Zo["o]l.), the European green finch.
Meaning of Acanthis from wikipedia
(not to be confused
with Acanthus) may refer
, a genus
of birds known
as the redpolls Acanthis
in Gr**** mythology...
- red markings
heads. They are placed
in the genus Acanthis
. The genus
is from the Ancient
Gr**** akanthis, a name for a small
- The Arctic redpoll
in North America
as the ****y redpoll, is a bird species
in the finch family
Fringillidae. It breeds
- them into birds. Acanthis
finch. In Antoninus
Liberalis, Metamorphoses, 7 recounts
the whole story
and her family's...
- The common redpoll
flammea) is a species
of bird in the finch
family. It breeds somewhat further south
than the Arctic
redpoll, also in habitats...
in the 10th edition
of his Systema Naturae under
cannabina. The species
was formerly placed
in the genus Carduelis
- Ibis. 108 (2): 183–216. doi:10.1111/j.1474-919X.1966.tb07267.x. Media related
to Acanthis cabaret
at Wikimedia Commons
- Scoliographa acanthis
is a moth of the family Tortricidae first described
by Edward Meyrick
in 1920. It is found
and Sri Lanka. Its larval
(plural: acanthus, rarely acanthuses
in English, or acanthi
in Latin), its feminine
(plural: acanthae), the Latinised
form of the...
- Limnonectes acanthi
is a species
of frog in the family
Dicroglossidae. It is endemic
to the Philippines. Its natural habitats
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