evening grosbeak


noun

a North American grosbeak, Coccothraustes vespertina, having yellowish, black, and white plumage.

Nearby words

  1. evening campion,
  2. evening class,
  3. evening dress,
  4. evening emerald,
  5. evening gown,
  6. evening prayer,
  7. evening primrose,
  8. evening primrose family,
  9. evening primrose oil,
  10. evening school

Origin of evening grosbeak

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30

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