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finch (n.)

common European bird, Old English finc "finch," from Proto-Germanic *finkiz "finch" (source also of Middle Low German and Middle Dutch vinke, Dutch vink, Old High German finco, German Fink), perhaps imitative of the bird's note (compare Breton pint "chaffinch," Russian penka "wren").

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Definitions of finch from WordNet

finch (n.)
any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds;
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