Dictionary.com

rose-breasted grosbeak

[ rohz-bres-tid ]
/ ˈroʊzˌbrɛs tɪd /
Save This Word!

noun
an American grosbeak, Pheucticus ludovicianus, the male of which, in nuptial plumage, has a rose-pink triangular breast patch.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of rose-breasted grosbeak

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10

Words nearby rose-breasted grosbeak

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use rose-breasted grosbeak in a sentence

FEEDBACK