"cardinals" in the noun sense
Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes
2. cardinal number, cardinal
the number of elements in a mathematical set denotes a quantity but not the order
3. cardinal, carmine
a variable color averaging a vivid red
4. cardinal, cardinal grosbeak, Richmondena Cardinalis, Cardinalis cardinalis, redbird
crested thick-billed North American finch having bright red plumage in the male
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