Guiraca coerulea
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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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