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Definition of lintie
lintieLinnet 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. LintieLintie Lin"tie (l[i^]n"t[i^]), Lintwhite Lint"white`
(l[i^]nt"hw[imac]t`), n. [AS. l[=i]netwige. See Linnet.]
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
name and the scientific
- The European greenfinch
(Chloris chloris) is a small
p****erine bird in the finch family
Fringillidae. This bird is widespread...
- Owen on "Purely Celtic". The song has also been recorded
by Kate Price, Lintie
, Acabella, Anam, The Irish
Ó Súilleabháin, Nollaig
- says: "Na, na! grey greedy
gled; na, na! Ye pookit
(plucked) a’ the wee lintie
(linnet); but ye’se no pook me." So wee Robin
flew an’ till be came to the...
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