grosbeak grosbeak  /ˈɡroʊs ˌbik/

Definition(s):

  • (n) any of various finches of Europe or America having a massive and powerful bill

Usage(s):

  • By Metropolitan Opera standards, Songstress Clooney is as innocent of musical training as a rose-breasted grosbeak.

News

  • Blue Grosbeaks beautify land

    There is a small blue bird called the Blue Grosbeak that lives along the creek in the summer.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Del Rio News-Herald

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Quotes

  • In 1840, John James Audubon wrote: "In richness of plumage, elegance of motion, and strength of song, this species surpasses all its kindred in the United States, and the Cardinal Grosbeak is always welcome and everywhere a favourite."
    on Nov 17, 2008 By: John James Audubon Source: Zanesville Times Recorder

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