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Definition of linnet finch

linnet finch
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 finch 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 true finches are small to medium-sized p****erine birds in the family Fringillidae. Finches have stout conical bills adapted for eating seeds and often...
- line, "I walked behind wiv me old **** linnet..." referring to the linnet (Carduelis cannabina). British finches are often ****ociated with mules, a term...
- The Warsangli linnet (Linaria johannis) is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family. It is found only in Somalia. Its natural habitats are subtropical...
- 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...
- The Yemen linnet (Linaria yemenensis) is a species of finch in the Fringillidae family. It is found in Saudi Arabia and Yemen. Its natural habitat is...
- is a small brown p****erine bird in the finch family Fringillidae. It is similar in size and shape to a linnet, at 13 to 13.5 centimetres (5.1 to 5.3 in)...
- Bellefort), Maggie Smith (Miss Bowers), Lois Chiles (Linnet Doyle), Simon MacCorkindale (Simon Doyle), Jon Finch (Mr. Ferguson), Olivia Hussey (Rosalie Otterbourne)...
- Bourget Lois Chiles as Linnet Ridgeway Doyle Bette Davis as Marie Van Schuyler Mia Farrow as Jacqueline de Bellefort Jon Finch as James Ferguson Olivia...
- a genus of small p****erine birds in the finch family (Fringillidae) that contains the twite and the linnets. The genus name linaria is the Latin for...
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