Definition of firefinch in English:

firefinch

Line breaks: fire|finch
Pronunciation: /ˈfʌɪəfɪntʃ/

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noun

A small African songbird of the waxbill family, the male of which has mainly pink or reddish plumage.
  • Genus Lagonosticta, family Estrildidae: several species

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