(Science: zoology) 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.
as a cage bird it is highly valued for its remarkable power of learning to whistle correctly various musical airs. Crimson-fronted bullfinch.
(Science: zoology) see Burion. Pine bullfinch, the pine finch.