gouldian finch


gouldian finch
\\ˈgüldēən-\ noun also gouldian (-s)
Usage: often capitalized G
Etymology: John Gould died 1881 English naturalist + English -ian
: a small brilliantly colored Australian finch (Poephila gouldiae) often kept as a cage or aviary bird

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