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Noun: goldfinch  'gówld,finch
  1. American finch whose male has yellow body plumage in summer
    - New World goldfinch, yellowbird, Spinus tristis
  2. Small European finch having a crimson face and yellow-and-black wings
    - Carduelis carduelis

Derived forms: goldfinches

Type of: finch

Part of: Carduelis, genus Carduelis, genus Spinus, Spinus

Encyclopedia: Goldfinch