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[twahyt] /twaɪt/
noun
1.
a small finch, Carduelis flavirostris, of northern Europe, having streaked brown plumage and, in the male, a pink breast.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; imitative
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twite

/twaɪt/
noun
1.
a N European finch, Acanthis flavirostris, with a brown streaked plumage
Word Origin
C16: imitative of its cry
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