Definition of zebra finch in English:

zebra finch

Syllabification: ze·bra finch

noun

  • A small Australian waxbill with black and white stripes on the face, popular as a pet bird.
    • Poephila guttata, family Estrildidae
    More example sentences
    • The male zebra finch's brightly colored beak helps attract mates.
    • House sparrow and zebra finch are members of Passeri.
    • If you're a male zebra finch, you might dream of wooing a female finch.

More definitions of zebra finch

Definition of zebra finch in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little