Definition of rose-breasted grosbeak in English:
A North American grosbeak, the male of which is black and white with a pinkish-red breast patch.
- Pheucticus ludovicianus, family Emberizidae (subfamily Cardinalinae)
- Fall migrants arrive as they continue their journey from more northerly areas to the south, our first being a male rose-breasted grosbeak.
- More flashy visitors arrived from the south - northern orioles, rose-breasted grosbeaks, bright yellow American goldfinches.
- For those of you who have never had the pleasure of meeting this handsome bird, the rose-breasted grosbeak is a study in contrast, pitch black above and stark white below.
Definition of rose-breasted grosbeak in:
- British & World English dictionary
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