/twuyt/, n.
a small finch, Carduelis flavirostris, of northern Europe, having streaked brown plumage and, in the male, a pink breast.
[1555-65; imit.]

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(Fringilla mentana)

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  • Twite — Twite, n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European tree sparrow. (b) The mountain linnet ({Linota flavirostris}). [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Twite — Taxobox name = Twite status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Fringillidae genus = Carduelis species = C. flavirostris binomial = Carduelis… …   Wikipedia

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  • twite — geltonsnapis čivylis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Acanthis flavirostris; Carduelis flavirostris angl. twite vok. Berghänfling, m rus. горная коноплянка, f; горная чечётка, f pranc. linotte à bec jaune, f ryšiai:… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • twite — noun A small passerine bird, Carduelis flavirostris, that breeds in northern Europe and across central Asia …   Wiktionary

  • twite — n. species of small European sparrow (type of bird); linnet, species of small European finch (type of bird) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • twite — [twʌɪt] noun a moorland finch with streaky brown plumage and a pink rump. [Acanthis flavirostris.] Origin C16: imitative of its call …   English new terms dictionary

  • twite — n. Tree sparrow (Fringilla mentana) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • twite — n. a moorland finch, Carduelis flavirostris, resembling the linnet. Etymology: imit. of its cry …   Useful english dictionary

  • twite finch — noun see twite …   Useful english dictionary

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