Definition of Brambling

1. Noun. Eurasian finch.

Exact synonyms: Fringilla Montifringilla
Generic synonyms: Finch
Group relationships: Fringilla, Genus Fringilla



Definition of Brambling

1. n. The European mountain finch (Fringilla montifringilla); -- called also bramble finch and bramble.

Definition of Brambling

1. Noun. A finch, ''Fringilla montifringilla'' of northern Eurasia; the male has a black head in summer and an orange breast with white belly and a long white rump. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brambling

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Medical Definition of Brambling

1. The European mountain finch (Fringilla montifringilla). Synonym: bramble finch and bramble. Origin: OE. Bramline. See Bramble. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brambling

braless
bralessness
bralette
bralettes
bramble bush
bramble net
bramble nets
brambleberries
brambleberry
brambled
brambles
bramblier
brambliest
brambling (current term)
bramblings
brambly
brame
brames
brammallite
bran
bran-new
bran flake
bran muffin
brancard
brancards
branch
branch line
branch migration

Literary usage of Brambling

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1. An Illustrated Manual of British Birds by Howard Saunders (1899)
"THE brambling. FRING/LLA , Linnaeus. This species is said to pass through the Shetlands on both migrations, but its appearance is decidedly irregular in the ..."

2. Coloured Illustrations of British Birds, and Their Eggs by Henry Leonard Meyer (1846)
"MOUNTAIN FINCH, OR brambling. FRINGILLA MONTIFRINGILLA. THIS bird is a native of the northern and mountainous parts of Europe and Asia, and inhabits, ..."

3. Fauna Orcadensis: Or, The Natural History of the Quadrupeds, Birds, Reptiles by George Low (1813)
"... which it repeats every now and then, sitting on a bush or stalk of mugwort in the fields. % Species 2.—The Greater brambling. Great Pied Mountain Finch, ..."

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