from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An old name of the green linnet, or siskin, now commonly called Chrysomitris spinus.
  • n. [capitalized] A genus of fringilline birds having the siskin as its type.
  • n. Another genus of birds having as type the greenfinch, Loxia chloris of Linnæus.
  • n. [capitalized] A genus of spiders.


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