Grosbeak (k) is a form taxon containing several species of seed-eating passerine birds with large beaks. Although they all belong to the superfamily Passeroidea, they are not a natural group but rather a polyphyletic assemblage of distantly related songbirds. The following is a list of grosbeak spe...
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[n] - any of various finches of Europe or America having a massive and powerful bill
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Gros'beak noun [ Gross + beak: confer F. gros-bec .] (Zoology) One of various species of finches having a large, stout beak. The common European grosbeak or hawfinch is Coccothraustes vulgaris . » Among the best known A...
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<zoology> One of various species of finches having a large, stout beak. The common European grosbeak or hawfinch is Coccothraustes vulgaris. ... Among the best known American species are the rose-breasted (Habia Ludoviciana); the blue (Guiraca coerulea); the pine (Pinicola enucleator); and the...
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grossbeak noun any of various finches of Europe or America having a massive and powerful bill
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• (n.) One of various species of finches having a large, stout beak. The common European grosbeak or hawfinch is Coccothraustes vulgaris.
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any of several finchlike birds belonging to the subfamilies Cardinalinae and Carduelinae of the family Fringillidae. Their most distinctive ... [1 related articles]
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grosbeak (grōs'bēk) [great beak], common name for various members of the family Fringillidae (finch family). Grosbeaks are characterized by their large conical bills. The male rose-breasted grosbeak (Zamelodia ludoviciana) is striking with its white bill and summer plumage of black a...
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Grosbeak is a general popular name for birds of at least three groups belonging to the conirostral division of the Insessores. The first comprises the cross-bills; in the second group is the East Indian representative genus Paradoxornis, with the beak large and parrot-like, but not crossing; the thi...
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Any of various thick-billed finches. The pine grosbeak (Pinicola enucleator) breeds in Arctic forests. Its plumage is similar to that of the pine crossbill. (Family Fringillidae, order Passeriformes.)
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1) Finch 2) Grossbeak 3) Rose-breasted bird
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