rose-breasted grosbeak

[ rohz-bres-tid ]
/ ˈroʊzˌbrɛs tɪd /

noun

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

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Origin of rose-breasted grosbeak

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10

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