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Grosbeak

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Grosbeak

(Science: zoology) One of various species of finches having a large, stout beak. The common European grosbeak or hawfinch is Coccothraustes vulgaris.

Among the best known American species are the rose-breasted (Habia Ludoviciana); the blue (Guiraca coerulea); the pine (Pinicola enucleator); and the evening grosbeak. See hawfinch, and cardinal grosbeak, evening grosbeak, under cardinal and evening.

alternative forms: grossbeak.

Origin: gross _ beak: cf. F. Gros-bec.