Definition of grosbeak
: any of several finches (especially families Cardinalidae and Fringillidae) of Europe and America having large stout conical bills
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Birds such as tanagers, thrush, orioles, grosbeaks, vireos, wrens, and buntings.
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Origin and Etymology of grosbeak
partial translation of French grosbec, from gros thick + bec beak
First Known Use: circa 1678See Words from the same year
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Definition of grosbeak for Students
: a finch with a strong conical bill
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