Coccothraustes vulgaris
Grosbeak Gros"beak, n. [Gross + beak: cf. F. gros-bec.] (Zo["o]l.) One of various species of finches having a large, stout beak. The common European grosbeak or hawfinch is {Coccothraustes vulgaris}. [1913 Webster]

Note: Among the best known American species are the rose-breasted ({Habia Ludoviciana}); the blue ({Guiraca c[oe]rulea}); the pine ({Pinicola enucleator}); and the evening grosbeak. See {Hawfinch}, and {Cardinal grosbeak}, {Evening grosbeak}, under {Cardinal} and {Evening}. [Written also {grossbeak}.] [1913 Webster]


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  • coble — Hawfinch Haw finch (h[add] f[i^]nch ), n. (Zo[ o]l.) The common European grosbeak ({Coccothraustes vulgaris}); called also {cherry finch}, and {coble}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grosbeak — Gros beak, n. [Gross + beak: cf. F. gros bec.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of various species of finches having a large, stout beak. The common European grosbeak or hawfinch is {Coccothraustes vulgaris}. [1913 Webster] Note: Among the best known American… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grossbeak — Grosbeak Gros beak, n. [Gross + beak: cf. F. gros bec.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of various species of finches having a large, stout beak. The common European grosbeak or hawfinch is {Coccothraustes vulgaris}. [1913 Webster] Note: Among the best known… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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