rosy finch Word Origin noun
- any of several finches of the genus Leucosticte, of Asia and western North America, having dark brown plumage with a pinkish wash on the wings and rump.
Origin of rosy finch First recorded in 1795–1805 British Dictionary definitions for rosy finch rosy finch noun
- any of several finches of the genus Leucosticte, occurring in mountainous regions of North America and Asia. They have brown or grey plumage with pink patches on the wings, rump, and tail