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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...
- Green Linnet Records was an American independent record label that specialized in Celtic music. Founded by Lisa Null and Patrick Sky as Innisfree Records...
- epithet is from khloris, the Ancient Gr**** name for this bird, from khloros, "green". The finch family, Fringillidae, is divided into two subfamilies, the Carduelinae...
- (1992, Green Linnet #1127) Under the Moon (1995, Green Linnet #1155) Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill albums The Lonesome Touch (1997, Green Linnet #1127)...
- 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 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...
- Xenophile Records is a Nashville, Tennessee based sublabel of Green Linnet Records that specializes in world music from Madagascar, Nigeria, Haiti, Chile...
- Blue Music. The albums from 1992-1997 were recorded under contract with Green Linnet Records, except for Ring Some Changes, which was released by Signature...
- Green Linnet Records that specialized in budget compilations of Celtic music. The label was started in 1997 in Danbury, Connecticut by Green Linnet owner...
- members of the Irish traditional music scene in Ireland. They signed to Green Linnet and released three albums which blended traditional tunes and songs with...
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