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grosbeak

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noun gros·beak \ˈgrōs-ˌbēk\

Definition of grosbeak

  1. :  any of several finches (especially families Cardinalidae and Fringillidae) of Europe and America having large stout conical bills



Origin of grosbeak

part translation of French grosbec, from gros thick + bec beak


First Known Use: circa 1678


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grosbeak

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noun gros·beak \ˈgrōs-ˌbēk\

Definition of grosbeak

  1. :  a finch with a strong conical bill




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