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bullfinch


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bullfinch  \Bull"finch`\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  bird  of  the  genus  {Pyrrhula}  and  other  related  genera, 
  especially  the  {P.  vulgaris  or  rubicilla},  a  bird  of  Europe 
  allied  to  the  grosbeak,  having  the  breast,  cheeks,  and  neck, 
  red. 
 
  Note:  As  a  cage  bird  it  is  highly  valued  for  its  remarkable 
  power  of  learning  to  whistle  correctly  various  musical 
  airs. 
 
  {Crimson-fronted  bullfinch}.  (Zo["o]l.)  See  {Burion}. 
 
  {Pine  bullfinch},  the  pine  finch. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bullfinch 
  n  :  common  European  finch  mostly  black  and  white  with  red  throat 
  and  breast  [syn:  {Pyrrhula  pyrrhula}] 




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