Greenfinch meaning

grēnfĭnch
A widespread Eurasian finch (Carduelis chloris) having green and yellow plumage.
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A finch (Carduelis chloris) with olive-green and yellow feathers, native to Europe.
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Any of five distinct species of bird within the genus Carduelis:
  • The European greenfinch, a common Old World finch, Carduelis chloris, that is mainly green with yellow in the wings and tail.
  • The black-headed greenfinch, Carduelis ambigua..
  • The Oriental greenfinch, Carduelis sinica..
  • The Vietnam greenfinch, Carduelis monguilloti..
  • The yellow-breasted greenfinch, Carduelis spinoides..
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