Dec. 22 - Dec. 28, 2008

distelfink

n. a bird feeder, esp. for finches, consisting of a seed-filled tube suspended vertically, with perches and small feeding holes throughout. 

[German spelling of Pennsylvania Dutch dischdelfink 'goldenfinch' from dischdel 'thistle' + fink 'finch']

Source: The Canadian Oxford Dictionary
 

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