Definition of Redpoll

1. Noun. Small siskin-like finch with a red crown.

Exact synonyms: Carduelis Hornemanni
Generic synonyms: Finch
Group relationships: Carduelis, Genus Carduelis



2. Noun. Small siskin-like finch with a red crown and a rosy breast and rump.
Exact synonyms: Carduelis Flammea
Generic synonyms: Finch
Group relationships: Carduelis, Genus Carduelis

Definition of Redpoll

1. n. Any one of several species of small northern finches of the genus Acanthis (formerly Ægiothus), native of Europe and America. The adults have the crown red or rosy. The male of the most common species (A. linarius) has also the breast and rump rosy. Called also redpoll linnet. See Illust. under Linnet.

Definition of Redpoll

1. Noun. Any of various finches in the genus ''Carduelis'', which have characteristic red markings on their heads. ¹

2. Noun. A red-haired woman. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Redpoll

1. a small finch [n -S]

Medical Definition of Redpoll

1. Any one of several species of small northern finches of the genus Acanthis (formerly aegiothus), native of Europe and America. The adults have the crown red or rosy. The male of the most common species (A. Linarius) has also the breast and rump rosy. Synonym: redpoll linnet. The common European linnet. The American redpoll warbler (Dendroica palmarum). Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Redpoll

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"I am able to record another occurrence of the Hoary redpoll ... On March 9, a Hoary redpoll alighted with two common redpolls ..."

2. The Birds of America by John James Audubon (1841)
"In their habits I could see no difference between them and the Common redpoll; but their notes, although in some degree similar, as is usually the case in ..."

3. A History of British Birds by William Yarrell, Alfred Newton, Howard Saunders (1882)
"THE MEALY redpoll, figured above, has been regarded by some ornithologists as merely a large race or variety of the Lesser redpoll, the well-known British ..."

4. The Birds of Maine: With Key to and Description of the Various Species Known by Ora Willis Knight (1908)
"The breeding, food, habits, etc., are not different from those of the redpoll with which it seems so often associated. 528b. ..."

5. A Popular Handbook of the Ornithology of Eastern North America by Thomas Nuttall (1896)
"redpoll LINNET. ACANTHIS LINARIA. CHAR. Above, brownish gray streaked with dusky; rump white, tinged with rose pink and streaked with dusky; forehead with ..."

6. Michigan Bird Life: A List of All the Bird Species Known to Occur in the by Walter Bradford Barrows (1912)
"Although lighter than the common redpoll they are darker than the Greenland redpoll. ... About the size of the Hoary redpoll, but decidedly darker, ..."

7. Field Book of Wild Birds and Their Music: A Description of the Character and by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1921)
"redpoll The fearless and friendly redpoll is a To hear the song of the redpoll one must journey to the far North; rarely the little bird pipes up before he ..."

8. Field Book of Wild Birds and Their Music: A Description of the Character and by Ferdinand Schuyler Mathews (1921)
"redpoll The fearless and friendly redpoll is a ... To hear the song of the redpoll one must journey to the far North; rarely the little bird pipes up before ..."

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