from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a genus of birds including the house finch (Carpodacus mexicanus) and purple finch (Carpodacus purpurea).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An extensive genus of beautiful oscine passerine birds, of the family Fringillidæ; the purple finches or purple bull-finches, species of which are found in both hemispheres.
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- n. house finches and purple finches
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