Hawfinch
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. 2000.

Synonyms:
(Coccothraustes vulgaris)


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  • hawfinch — noun Etymology: 1haw Date: circa 1674 an Old World finch (Coccothraustes coccothraustes of the family Fringillidae) with a large heavy bill and short thick neck and the male marked with black, white, and brown …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hawfinch — /haw finch /, n. a European grosbeak, Coccothraustes coccothraustes. [1665 75; HAW1 + FINCH] * * * …   Universalium

  • hawfinch — noun A large Eurasian finch, Coccothraustes coccothraustes, with a thick bill …   Wiktionary

  • hawfinch — n. European grosbeak, type of European finch with a large thick beak …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hawfinch — noun a large finch with a massive bill for cracking open cherry stones and other hard seeds. [Genus Coccothraustes: three species.] Origin C17: from haw1 + finch …   English new terms dictionary

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