rose-breasted grosbeak


rose-breasted grosbeak

rose-breasted grosbeak [rohz-bres-tid] Word Origin noun

  1. an American grosbeak, Pheucticus ludovicianus, the male of which, in nuptial plumage, has a rose-pink triangular breast patch.

Origin of rose-breasted grosbeak An Americanism dating back to 1800–10

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