What does goldfinch mean?

Definitions for goldfinchˈgoʊldˌfɪntʃ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word goldfinch.

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


  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

  4. Origin: [AS. goldfinc. See Gold, and Finch.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of goldfinch in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of goldfinch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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