Bull"finch`(), n. (Zol.) A bird of the genus Pyrrhula and other related genera, especially the Pyrrhula vulgaris or Pyrrhula rubicilla, a bird of Europe allied to the grosbeak, having the breast, cheeks, and neck, red.
As a cage bird it is highly valued for its remarkable power of learning to whistle correctly various musical airs.
(Zol.) See Burion. --
Pine bullfinch, the pine finch.
Bull"fice} (), n. [Cf. G. bofist, AS. wulfes fist puffball, E. fizz, foist.] (Bot.) A kind of fungus. See Puffball.
Bull"fly`} (), n. (Zol.) Any large fly troublesome to cattle, as the gadflies and breeze flies.
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