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greenfinch

[green-finch] /ˈgrinˌfɪntʃ/
noun
1.
any finch of the genus Carduelis, of Europe and Asia, having green and yellow plumage, especially C. chloris (European greenfinch)
Origin of greenfinch
1490-1500
1490-1500; green + finch
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British Dictionary definitions for greenfinch

greenfinch

/ˈɡriːnˌfɪntʃ/
noun
1.
a common European finch, Carduelis chloris, the male of which has a dull green plumage with yellow patches on the wings and tail
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