HyperDic: finch

English > 1 sense of the word finch:
NOUNanimalfinchany of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds
finch > pronunciation
Soundsfih'nch
Rhymescinch ... winch: 9 rhymes with ihnch...
English > finch: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds.
Member ofFringillidae, family Fringillidaefinches
NarrowerNew World goldfinch, goldfinch, yellowbird, Spinus tristisAmerican finch whose male has yellow body plumage in summer
New World sparrowSparrow-like North American finches
brambling, Fringilla montifringillaEurasian finch
bullfinch, Pyrrhula pyrrhulaCommon European finch mostly black and white with red throat and breast
buntingAny of numerous seed-eating songbirds of Europe or North America
canary, canary birdAny of several small Old World finches
cardinal, cardinal grosbeak, Richmondena Cardinalis, Cardinalis cardinalis, redbirdcrested thick-billed North American finch having bright red plumage in the male
chaffinch, Fringilla coelebssmall European finch with a cheerful song
crossbill, Loxia curvirostrafinch with a bill whose tips cross when closed
goldfinch, Carduelis carduelissmall European finch having a crimson face and yellow-and-black wings
grosbeak, grossbeakAny of various finches of Europe or America having a massive and powerful bill
honeycreeper, Hawaiian honeycreepersmall to medium-sized finches of the Hawaiian islands
house finch, linnet, Carpodacus mexicanussmall finch originally / originally of the western United States and Mexico
junco, snowbirdsmall North American finch seen chiefly in winter
linnet, lintwhite, Carduelis cannabinasmall Old World finch whose male has a red breast and forehead
pine siskin, pine finch, Spinus pinussmall finch of North American coniferous forests
purple finch, Carpodacus purpureusNorth American finch having a raspberry-red head and breast and rump
pyrrhuloxia, Pyrrhuloxia sinuatacrested grey-and-red bird of southwest United States and Mexico
red siskin, Carduelis cucullataSouth American species of scarlet finch with black head and wings and tail
redpoll, Carduelis flammeasmall siskin-like finch with a red crown and a rosy breast and rump
redpoll, Carduelis hornemannismall siskin-like finch with a red crown
serinAny of various brown and yellow finches of parts of Europe
siskin, Carduelis spinussmall yellow-and-black Eurasian finch with a sharp beak
towheeAny of numerous long-tailed American finches
Broaderoscine, oscine birdpasserine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
Spanishfringillidae, pinzón
Catalanfringíl·lid, pinsà

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