pine finch

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pine finch small finch of North American coniferous forests
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Pine finch (Zoöl) See Pinefinch, in the Vocabulary.
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Usage

In literature:

The pine finch was also here, though, as usual never appearing at home, but with a waiting, expectant air.
"Wake-Robin" by John Burroughs
A few minutes later I heard a vigorous and musical chirping in the pine bushes, and, turning aside, found a flock of small, finch-like birds.
"Birds of the Rockies" by Leander Sylvester Keyser
The pine finch was also here, though, as usual, never appearing at home, but with a waiting, expectant air.
"Wake-Robin" by John Burroughs
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In news:

And any birders who have been especially vigilant might also have seen pine siskins or purple finches , both of which have made appearances here recently.
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