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Any of various finches of the genus Loxia, having curved mandibles with narrow tips that cross when the bill is closed.
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(Animals) any of various widely distributed finches of the genus Loxia, such as L. curvirostra, that occur in coniferous woods and have a bill with crossed mandible tips for feeding on conifer seeds
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any bird of the genus Loxia (family Fringillidae), of coniferous forests of the Northern Hemisphere, having a bill with crossed tips used to extract seeds from cones.
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|Noun||1.||crossbill - finch with a bill whose tips cross when closed|
finch - any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds
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crossbill[ˈkrɒsˌbɪl] n (Zool) → crociere m
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