pine grosbeak

noun
variants: or less commonly pine bullfinch

Definition of pine grosbeak

: a large grosbeak (Pinicola enucleator) of coniferous forests of northern America, Europe, and Asia that is chiefly gray with the crown, rump, and breast strongly suffused with rosy red in the adult male and yellow in the female

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“Pine grosbeak.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pine%20grosbeak. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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