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fringillid

[frin-jil-id] /frɪnˈdʒɪl ɪd/
adjective
1.
Also, fringilline
[frin-jil-ahyn, -in] /frɪnˈdʒɪl aɪn, -ɪn/ (Show IPA)
. belonging or pertaining to the family Fringillidae, comprising the finches and related birds.
noun
2.
a fringillid bird.
Origin of fringillid
1850-1855
1850-55; < New Latin Fringillidae name of family, equivalent to Latin fringill(a) chaffinch + -idae -id2
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