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(also citril finch)
A small European and African finch related to the canary, with generally yellowish-green plumage.
- Genus Serinus, family Fringillidae: two species
late 17th century: apparently from Italian citrinella, diminutive of citrina 'citrine-coloured (bird)'.
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