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rose–breasted grosbeak

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noun rose–breast·ed grosbeak \ˈrōz-ˌbres-təd-\

Definition of rose–breasted grosbeak

  1. :  a grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) chiefly of eastern North America that is related to the cardinal and in the male is chiefly black and white with a rose-red breast and in the female is grayish brown with a streaked breast



1810

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1810


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