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fringilla


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fringilla  \Frin*gil"la\,  a.  [NL.,  fr  L.  fringilla  a  chaffinch.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  genus  of  birds,  with  a  short,  conical,  pointed  bill.  It 
  formerly  included  all  the  sparrows  and  finches,  but  is  now 
  restricted  to  certain  European  finches,  like  the  chaffinch 
  and  brambling. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Fringilla 
  n  :  type  genus  of  the  Fringillidae:  chaffinch,  brambling  [syn:  {Fringilla}, 
  {genus  Fringilla}] 




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