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.

Origin of fringillid

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