Definition of citril in English:

citril

Line breaks: cit¦ril
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪtrɪl/

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(also citril finch)

noun

  • A small European and African finch related to the canary, with generally yellowish-green plumage.
    • Genus Serinus, family Fringillidae: two species

Origin

late 17th century: apparently from Italian citrinella, diminutive of citrina 'citrine-coloured (bird)'.

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