Siskin are a British pop music duo. The ensemble consists of Galen Ayers, daughter of musician Kevin Ayers, and Kirsty Newton. Galen Ayers lists her contributions as “vocals, guitars, lyrics, elegance” and credits her friend and fellow singer-songwriter Kirsty Newton with “keys, bass, vocals, lunacy”. They have been described
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- small sharp-billed yellow-and-black Eurasian finch
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Sis'kin noun [ Danish sisgen ; confer Swedish siska , German zeisig , Dutch sijsje ; of Slav. origin; confer Pol. czy... .] (Zoology) (a) A small green and yellow European finch ( Spinus spinus , or Carduelis spinus ); -- called also
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<zoology> A small green and yellow European finch (Spinus spinus, or Carduelis spinus); called also aberdevine. ... The American pinefinch (S. Pinus); called also pine siskin. See Pinefinch. ... The name is applied also to several other related species found in Asia and South America. Siskin green, a delicate shade of yellowish green, as in t
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Carduelis spinus noun
small yellow-and-black Eurasian finch with a sharp beak
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• (n.) The American pinefinch (S. pinus); -- called also pine siskin. See Pinefinch. • (n.) A small green and yellow European finch (Spinus spinus, or Carduelis spinus); -- called also aberdevine.
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any of about 20 small, brown-streaked birds, marked with yellow, that belong chiefly to the genus Carduelis (including Spinus) of the family ...
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The Siskin or Aberdevine (Carduelis Spinus) is a bird which visits England during the winter. It is 11 centimetres long with a black crown, variegated plumage of grey and yellow and a dusky tail. They are to be found in alder trees where they feed on the seeds.
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North American finch Carduelis pinus
with yellow markings or greenish-yellow bird Carduelis spinus
about 12 cm/5 in long, found in Eurasia. They are members of the finch family Fringillidae, order Passeriformes
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small finch-like songbird
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Siskin is a name applied to several bird species. Siskin may also refer to: ...
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The name siskin when referring to a bird is derived from an adaptation of the German dialect words sisschen, zeischen, which are diminutive forms of Middle High German (zîsec) and Middle Low German (ziseke, sisek) words, which are themselves apparently of Slavic origin. The name siskin was first recorded in written English in 1562, referring to t
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