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pine grosbeak


noun

a large grosbeak, Pinicola enucleator, of coniferous forests of northern North America and Eurasia, the male of which has rose and gray plumage.

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Nearby words

pine bluff, pine cone, pine end, pine family, pine finch, pine grosbeak, pine leaf aphid, pine marten, pine mouse, pine needle, pine nut

Origin of pine grosbeak

An Americanism dating back to 1765–75
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