rose-breasted grosbeak

noun rose-breast·ed grosbeak \ ˈrōz-ˌbre-stəd- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of rose-breasted grosbeak

: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

First Known Use of rose-breasted grosbeak

1810


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