Definition of Serinus
1. Noun. Old World finches; e.g. canaries and serins.
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Fringillidae, Fringillidae
Member holonyms: Canary, Canary Bird, Serin
Lexicographical Neighbors of Serinus
Literary usage of Serinus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Hand-book to the Birds of Great Britain by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1896)
"Fringilla serinus, Linn., SN, i., p. 320 (1766). serinus hortulanus, Dresser, B. Eur., iii., p. 549, pi. 170 (1875) ; Newt. ed. Yarn, ii., p. ..."