any of a number of finches (genus Acanthis) with a red patch on the head and a black chin
Origin of redpollred + poll
Any of several small finches of the genus Acanthis of northern North America and Eurasia, especially A. flammea, having a red crown and black chin.
- Any of various finches in the genus Carduelis, which have characteristic red markings on their heads.
- A redhead.