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Definition of Lintie

lintie
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.
Lintie
Lintie Lin"tie (l[i^]n"t[i^]), Lintwhite Lint"white` (l[i^]nt"hw[imac]t`), n. [AS. l[=i]netwige. See Linnet.] (Zo["o]l.) See Linnet. -- Tennyson.

Meaning of Lintie 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...
- The European greenfinch, or just greenfinch (Chloris chloris), is a small p****erine bird in the finch family Fringillidae. This bird is widespread throughout...
- Owen on "Purely Celtic". The song has also been recorded by Kate Price, Lintie, Acabella, Anam, The Irish Group, Caoilte Ó Súilleabháin, Nollaig Casey...
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