Definition of serin in English:

serin

noun

  • A small Eurasian and North African finch related to the canary, with a short bill and typically streaky plumage.

    • ‘A European Serin is present in Warley Woods singing from thickets to the left of the path leading from the Abbey.’
    • ‘In the serin, Serinus serinus, female, copulatory behavior was not significantly affected by song performance of the mate.’
    • ‘The European serin inhabits wooded and shrubby hillsides, and also utilizes well-vegetated agricultural areas, such as vineyards, orchards, and plantations.’

Origin

Mid 16th century (denoting a canary): from French, canary, of unknown ultimate origin.

Pronunciation:

serin

/ˈsɛrɪn/