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redpoll

[red-pohl] /ˈrɛdˌpoʊl/
noun
1.
either of two small fringilline birds, Carduelis flammea or C. hornemanni, of northern North America and Eurasia, the adults of which have a crimson crown patch.
Origin
1730-1740
1730-40; red1 + poll1
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British Dictionary definitions for red-poll

redpoll

/ˈrɛdˌpɒl/
noun
1.
either of two widely distributed finches, Acanthis flammea or A. hornemanni (arctic redpoll or hoary redpoll), having a greyish-brown plumage with a red crown and pink breast
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