fringilline /FRIN-jə-liyn/. adjective. Finch-like; of or pertaining to finches. See also: fringillaceous. From New Latin Fringilla type genus, from Latin fringilla a small bird.
“When the goldfinch goes—and we know that he is going rapidly—other coarser fringilline birds, without the melody, brightness, and charm of the goldfinch—sparrow and bunting—come in…” (William Henry Hudson)