blue grosbeak


noun

a grosbeak, Guiraca caerulea, of the U.S., Mexico, and Central America, the male of which is blue with two rusty bars on each wing.

Nearby words

  1. blue funk, in a,
  2. blue gas,
  3. blue giant,
  4. blue goose,
  5. blue grama,
  6. blue ground,
  7. blue grouse,
  8. blue gum,
  9. blue heaven,
  10. blue heeler

Origin of blue grosbeak

An Americanism dating back to 1720–30

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