greenfinch

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Etymology[edit]

green +‎ finch

Noun[edit]

greenfinch (plural greenfinches)

  1. Any of five distinct species of bird within the genus Carduelis:
    1. the European greenfinch, a common Old World finch, Carduelis chloris, that is mainly green with yellow in the wings and tail.
    2. the black-headed greenfinch, Carduelis ambigua
    3. the Oriental greenfinch, Carduelis sinica
    4. the Vietnam greenfinch, Carduelis monguilloti
    5. the yellow-breasted greenfinch, Carduelis spinoides

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