Carpodacus purpureus

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Carpodacus purpureus North American finch having a raspberry-red head and breast and rump
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Usage

In literature:

Finch, purple, OR linnet (Carpodacus purpureus).
"Wake-Robin" by John Burroughs
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In news:

When we came to Bemidji in 1958, one of the in-town dicky birds we encountered was the purple finch (Carpodacus purpureus).
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