Definition of zebra finch in English:

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zebra finch


A small Australian waxbill with black and white stripes on the face, popular as a pet bird.
  • Poephila guttata, family Estrildidae
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.

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Syllabification: ze·bra finch

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