linnet

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English[edit]

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A linnet

Etymology[edit]

From Old French linette, from lin (flax), from the bird's fondness for the seeds of flax, the source of linen.

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Noun[edit]

linnet (plural linnets)

  1. A small passerine bird, Carduelis cannabina in the finch family Fringillidae, native to Europe, western Asia, and north Africa.
  2. (US) A house finch.

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

linnet

  1. definite singular of linne