noun \ˈh-ˌfinch\

Definition of HAWFINCH

:  an Old World finch (Coccothraustes coccothraustes of the family Fringillidae) with a large heavy bill and short thick neck and the male marked with black, white, and brown

Origin of HAWFINCH

First Known Use: circa 1674


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