Definition of Linnet. Meaning of Linnet. Synonyms of Linnet

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Definition of Linnet

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.

Meaning of Linnet from wikipedia

- 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...
- successful socialite Linnet Doyle. She requests his help in deterring her friend Jacqueline de Bellefort from hounding and stalking her. Linnet had recently married...
- Linnet may refer to: Common linnet, Carduelis cannabina Yemen linnet, Carduelis yemenensis Warsangli linnet, Carduelis johannis HMS Linnet, the name...
- Anne Linnet (born 30 July 1953 in Århus, Denmark) is a Danish singer, musician composer، and writer. She has released a number of solo albums and has also...
- Green Linnet, green linnet, or Green Linnets may refer to: Green Linnet Records, American independent record label that specialized in Celtic music green...
- wealthy heiress, Linnet Ridgeway, to hire her fiancé, Simon Doyle since he is broke. Jackie is initially pleased when Linnet agrees, but Linnet and Simon soon...
- ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Linnet after the linnet, a bird of the finch family: HMS Linnet (1806) was a 14-gun brig, originally named...
- USS Linnet may refer to: USS Linnet (1814), which was a British brig that the U.S. Navy captured on 11 September 1814 and sold in 1825 USS Linnet (AM-76)...
- Green Linnet Records that specialized in budget compilations of Celtic music. The label was started in 1997 in Danbury, Connecticut by Green Linnet owner...
- The Linnet and the Eagle is a Native American myth. The origin is from the custom of adding eagle feathers to decorate their warriors. Emerson, Ellen...
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