fringillid

[ frin-jil-id ]
/ frɪnˈdʒɪl ɪd /

adjective

Also frin·gil·line [frin-jil-ahyn, -in] /frɪnˈdʒɪl aɪn, -ɪn/ belonging or pertaining to the family Fringillidae, comprising the finches and related birds.

noun

a fringillid bird.

Nearby words

  1. fringed,
  2. fringed gentian,
  3. fringed orchis,
  4. fringed polygala,
  5. fringehead,
  6. fringilline,
  7. fringing forest,
  8. fringing reef,
  9. frink,
  10. frio

Origin of fringillid

1850–55; < New Latin Fringillidae name of family, equivalent to Latin fringill(a) chaffinch + -idae -id2

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