Definition of lintwhite. Meaning of lintwhite. Synonyms of lintwhite

Definition of lintwhite. Meaning of lintwhite. Synonyms of lintwhite

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Definition of lintwhite

lintwhite
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.
Lintwhite
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 lintwhite 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...
- Ellisland and Burns wrote about twenty-four songs for this l**** of the lintwhite locks. These songs were amongst his finest and he often referred to Jean...
- re-recorded version of "The Flower", plus two more Tennyson settings ("The Lintwhite" and "Move Eastward Happy Earth") and three instrumental pieces ("Music...
- Lintwhite School Lintwhite Crescent 55°51′21″N 4°34′28″W / 55.855907°N 4.574338°W / 55.855907; -4.574338 (Lintwhite School Lintwhite Crescent)...
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