bullfinch bullfinch

Definition(s):

  1. (n) United States architect who designed the Capitol Building in Washington which served as a model for state capitols throughout the United States (1763-1844)
  2. (n) common European finch mostly black and white with red throat and breast

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Usage(s):

  1. Shortly after Repeal Julius Kessler returned to Manhattan with his bull terrier Roxy and his bullfinch Dickie, there passed his 80th birthday.
  2. The bullfinch, first on the program, was obviously stagestruck.

News

  • Songbirds turn on and tune up

    Bullfinches learn from human teachers to sing melodies accurately, according to a new study. The analysis of human melody singing in bullfinches gives insights into the songbirds' brain processes.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Science Daily

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