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Meaning of BULLFINCH

Pronunciation:  'bûl`finch

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  common European finch mostly black and white with red throat and breast
  2. [n]  United States architect who designed the Capitol Building in Washington which served as a model for state capitols throughout the United States (1763-1844)
 

BULLFINCH is a 9 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: Charles Bullfinch, Pyrrhula pyrrhula
 
 See Also: architect, designer, finch, genus Pyrrhula, Pyrrhula

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bull"finch`\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
A bird of the genus {Pyrrhula} and other related genera,
especially the {P. vulgaris or rubicilla}, a bird of Europe
allied to the grosbeak, having the breast, cheeks, and neck,
red.

Note: As a cage bird it is highly valued for its remarkable
      power of learning to whistle correctly various musical
      airs.

{Crimson-fronted bullfinch}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Burion}.

{Pine bullfinch}, the pine finch.

 

 

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