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Noun: linnet  li-nit
  1. Small finch originally of the western United States and Mexico
    - house finch, Carpodacus mexicanus
  2. Small Old World finch whose male has a red breast and forehead
    - lintwhite, Carduelis cannabina

Derived forms: linnets

Type of: finch

Part of: Carduelis, Carpodacus, genus Carduelis, genus Carpodacus

Encyclopedia: Linnet