Serin meaning

sĕrĭn
Any of several Eurasian or African finches of the genus Serinus having yellow or greenish plumage, especially S. serinus of Europe and northern Africa.
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Any of various small, yellow or yellowish-green Eurasian finches of a genus (Serinus) that includes the canary, esp. a European species (S. serinus)
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Any of various small finches in the genus Serinus, with largely yellow plumage.
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Origin of serin

  • French from Old French perhaps from Old Provençal serena a kind of bird from Late Latin sīrēna from Latin sīrēn from Greek seirēn

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition