Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a finch.

Etymologies

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finch +‎ -like

Examples

  • Like the Geospizinae, the Drepanidinae have descended from a finchlike ancestor; unlike the Geospizinae, they have taken divergence to extremes.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • Ciridops anna, a finchlike little honeycreeper colored in patches of red, black, and gray, has been missing about as long.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • I would venture to say there's something finchlike about the bird shown.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

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