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Definition of Green linnet

Green linnet
Linnet 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.
green linnet
Greenfinch Green"finch`, n. (Zo["o]l.) 1. A European finch (Ligurinus chloris); -- called also green bird, green linnet, green grosbeak, green olf, greeny, and peasweep. 2. The Texas sparrow (Embernagra rufivirgata), in which the general color is olive green, with four rufous stripes on the head.

Meaning of Green linnet from wikipedia

- Green Linnet, green linnet, or Green Linnets may refer to: Green Linnet Records, American independent record label that specialized in Celtic music green...
- poet William Wordsworth wrote a poem about this species, entitled The Green Linnet in 1803. BirdLife International (2012). "Carduelis chloris". IUCN Red...
- Green Linnet Records was an American independent record label that specialized in Celtic music. Founded by Lisa Null and Patrick Sky as Innisfree Records...
- The Green Linnets, also the Green Boys of Dublin was a regiment raised in Ireland which embarked in March 1781 from Poolbeg, Dublin to Jamaica to serve...
- The common linnet (Linaria cannabina) is a small p****erine bird of the finch family, Fringillidae. It derives its scientific name from its fondness for...
- Moving Cloud (by Moving Cloud, Green Linnet, 1995) Foxglove (by Moving Cloud, Green Linnet, 1998) Saffron & Blue (Green Linnet, 2000) Brock McGuire Band (Ferndale...
- Xenophile Records is a Nashville, Tennessee based sublabel of Green Linnet Records that specializes in world music from Madagascar, Nigeria, Haiti, Chile...
- containing the title track "Killkelly". Both albums were released on Green Linnet label. O'Connell continued to perform part-time with the Clancy brothers...
- bluegr****, Celtic, jazz, and acoustic music. In 2006, Comp**** purchased the Green Linnet and Xenophile catalogs, and in 2008 the label purchased Mulligan Records...
- series The Children of Green Knowe (1986), starring Alec Christie as Tolly, Daphne Oxenford as Mrs. Oldknow, and Polly Maberly as Linnet Oldknow. Published...
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