evening grosbeak
noun Date: 1828 a North American grosbeak (Coccothraustes vespertinus) having conspicuous white wing patches with the male being chiefly yellowish with some black

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  • Evening grosbeak — Evening E ven*ing, n. [AS. [=ae]fnung. See {even}, n., and cf. {Eve}.] 1. The latter part and close of the day, and the beginning of darkness or night; properly, the decline of the day, or of the sun. [1913 Webster] In the ascending scale Of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • evening grosbeak — a North American grosbeak, Coccothraustes vespertina, having yellowish, black, and white plumage. [1820 30, Amer.] * * * North American grosbeak (Hesperiphona vespertina) that is brown, yellow, black, and white. Like all other grosbeaks, it has a …   Universalium

  • evening grosbeak — noun North American grosbeak • Syn: ↑Hesperiphona vespertina • Hypernyms: ↑grosbeak, ↑grossbeak • Member Holonyms: ↑Hesperiphona, ↑genus Hesperiphona …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • Evening — E ven*ing, n. [AS. [=ae]fnung. See {even}, n., and cf. {Eve}.] 1. The latter part and close of the day, and the beginning of darkness or night; properly, the decline of the day, or of the sun. [1913 Webster] In the ascending scale Of heaven, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Evening primrose — Evening E ven*ing, n. [AS. [=ae]fnung. See {even}, n., and cf. {Eve}.] 1. The latter part and close of the day, and the beginning of darkness or night; properly, the decline of the day, or of the sun. [1913 Webster] In the ascending scale Of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grosbeak — /grohs beek /, n. any of various finches having a thick, conical bill. [1670 80; < F grosbec, lit., large beak] * * * Any of several songbird species in the family Fringillidae that have an exceptionally large, conical bill. Most eat seeds.… …   Universalium

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