from The Century Dictionary.

  • Finch-like; fringillaceous or fringilliform; in a restricted sense, of or pertaining to the Fringillinæ.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Pertaining to the family Fringillidæ; characteristic of finches; sparrowlike.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective zoology Pertaining to the family Fringillidae, the true finches.


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  • Of or pertaining to finches.

    February 12, 2008