frin

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Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin fringilla (The older Volapük spelling of flin with the letter "l" was later respelled frin when the letter "r" was re-introduced for many words).

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Noun[edit]

frin (plural frins)

  1. finch (bird family Fringillidae)
  2. chaffinch, Fringilla coelebs (see [1])

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Synonyms[edit]

  • flin (obsolete spelling l > r)

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