rose-breasted grosbeak

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rose-breasted grosbeak

n.
A migratory songbird (Pheucticus ludovicianus) of the Americas, the male of which is black and white with a rose-red patch on the breast.

rose′-breast`ed gros′beak


n.
a North American grosbeak, Pheucticus ludovicianus, the male of which has a rose-pink triangular breast patch.
[1800–10, Amer.]
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