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Definition of gray linnet

gray 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.

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- dismissals, flamboyance and Dalmatians", New York Times, March 31, 1989 Myers, Linnet (June 8, 1990). "1st Woman To Lead Aba Calling It Quits". tribunedigital-chicagotribune...
- Linn-ma-Gray I long to see Thy heathy heights and broomy lea; Whaur linnets lilt and leverets play Around the roar of Linn-Ma-Gray. Linn-ma-Gray when to...
- adaptation of Agatha Christie's Death on the Nile as the murder victim Linnet Ridgeway Doyle, and in 1979, she appeared in what is perhaps her most famous...
- man late that night. However, his crimes are traced to him; shopkeeper Hi Linnet saw him stealing some gold, and the miner's lucky gold nugget is found in...
- Baumann, Edward; O'Brien, John; ****van, Paul; Wattley, Philip; Myers, Linnet (November 19, 1986). Reputed Drug King Killed In Ambush (Page 1 of 2). Chicago...
- Schools within Tarzana are: Gaspar de Portola Middle School, LAUSD, 18720 Linnet Street Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies (4–12), LAUSD alternative...
- European greenfinch, Chloris chloris Twite, Linaria flavirostris Eurasian linnet, Linaria cannabina Common redpoll, Acanthis flammea Lesser redpoll, Acanthis...
- James Fox (as Colonel Race) JJ Feild (as Simon Doyle) Emily Blunt (as Linnet Ridgeway-Doyle) Emma Griffiths Malin (as Jacqueline de Bellefort) David Soul...
- Yellow-breasted greenfinch, Chloris spinoides Twite, Linaria flavirostris Eurasian linnet, Linaria cannabina Red crossbill, Loxia curvirostra European goldfinch,...
- is the third studio album by Altan, released in April 1992 on the Green Linnet label. All titles arranged by Altan. "Pretty Peg/New Ships A-Sailing/The...
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