Definitions for goldfinchˈgoʊldˌfɪntʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. New World goldfinch, goldfinch, yellowbird, Spinus tristis(noun)

    American finch whose male has yellow body plumage in summer

  2. goldfinch, Carduelis carduelis(noun)

    small European finch having a crimson face and yellow-and-black wings

Wiktionary

  1. goldfinch(Noun)

    A small passerine bird of the finch family; the European goldfinch, Carduelis carduelis, the American goldfinch, Carduelis tristis, Lawrence's Goldfinch, Carduelis lawrencei, or the lesser goldfinch, Carduelis psaltria.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Goldfinch(noun)

    a beautiful bright-colored European finch (Carduelis elegans). The name refers to the large patch of yellow on the wings. The front of the head and throat are bright red; the nape, with part of the wings and tail, black; -- called also goldspink, goldie, fool's coat, drawbird, draw-water, thistle finch, and sweet William

  2. Goldfinch(noun)

    the yellow-hammer

  3. Goldfinch(noun)

    a small American finch (Spinus tristis); the thistle bird


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