Definition of Family fringillidae

1. Noun. Finches: goldfinches; bullfinches; chaffinches; siskins; canaries; cardinals; grosbeaks; crossbills; linnets; buntings.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Fringillidae

family Fabaceae
family Fagaceae
family Falconidae
family Fasciolidae
family Felidae
family Filariidae
family Fissurellidae
family Fistulariidae
family Fistulinaceae
family Flacourtiaceae
family Forficulidae
family Formicariidae
family Formicidae
family Fouquieriaceae
family Fregatidae
family Fringillidae
family Fucaceae
family Fulgoridae
family Fumariaceae
family Funkaceae
family Furnariidae
family Gadidae
family Galbulidae
family Gasterophilidae
family Gasterosteidae
family Gavialidae
family Gavidae
family Geastraceae
family Gekkonidae
family Gelechiidae

Literary usage of Family fringillidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"family fringillidae. Sparrows, Finches and Grosbeaks. c*. Nostrils not concealed by feathers, rounded at front, without overhanging membrane; ..."

2. Birdcraft: A Field Book of Two Hundred Song, Game, and Water Birds by Mabel Osgood Wright (1907)
"Bill short, the long, pointed wings exceeding the tail in length. family fringillidae: Finches, Sparrows, etc. Page 133. 28 Species. ..."

3. Introduction to Zoology: A Guide to the Study of Animals ; for the Use of by Charles Benedict Davenport, Gertrude Anna Crotty Davenport (1902)
"The English sparrow belongs to the family Fringillidae, which includes sparrows and finches. This is a large FIG. 264. ..."

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