Definition of grosbeak
: 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
Rhymes with grosbeak
antique, apeak, batik, Belleek, bespeak, bezique, blue streak, boutique, cacique, Cloud Peak, critique, debeak, forepeak, forespeak, Grays Peak, hairstreak, halfbeak, houseleek, Late Greek, midweek, misspeak, muzhik, mystique, newspeak, nonpeak, oblique, off-peak, outspeak, perique, physique, pip-squeak, pratique, technic, technique, Tajik, unique, unspeak, workweek
GROSBEAK Defined for Kids
Definition of grosbeak for Students
: a finch with a strong conical bill
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