(L). A linnet-like bird

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  • Spinuş —   Commune   Country  Romania County Bi …   Wikipedia

  • SPINUS — Graece ςπίνος, male ἀκανθὶς redditur Gazae, hôc tamen nomine non carduelem indigitari, sed aviculam parvam, quam Galli Serenum hodie vocant, contendenti. Fringilla namque ςπῖνος Graecorum est, quae in urbibus ut plurimum aestate degit et supra… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Spinus — Spinus, s. Zeisig …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Spinuș — Județ de Bihor Spinuș Statut : Commune …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Spinus — noun in some classifications considered a subgenus of Carduelis: siskins and New World goldfinches • Syn: ↑genus Spinus • Hypernyms: ↑bird genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Fringillidae, ↑family Fringillidae • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spinus, S. — S. Spinus (12. Apr.), ein Martyrer, wahrscheinlich in Kappadocien. S. S. Quartus2. (II. 80.) …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Spinus — Original name in latin Spinu Name in other language Spinus, Spinu State code RO Continent/City Europe/Bucharest longitude 47.2 latitude 22.2 altitude 129 Population 1245 Date 2012 06 12 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • spinus — spi·nus …   English syllables

  • Spinus spinus — Siskin Sis kin, n. [Dan. sisgen; cf. Sw. siska, G. zeisig, D. sijsje; of Slav. origin; cf. Pol. czy?.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A small green and yellow European finch ({Spinus spinus}, or {Carduelis spinus}); called also {aberdevine}. (b) The American… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spinus spinus — Pinefinch Pine finch (p[imac]n f[i^]nch ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A small American bird ({Spinus spinus} syn. {Chrysomitris spinus}); called also {pine siskin}, and {American siskin}. (b) The pine grosbeak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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