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[grohs-beek] /ˈgroʊsˌbik/

any of various finches having a thick, conical bill.
/ˈɡrəʊsˌbiːk; ˈɡrɒs-/
any of various finches, such as Pinicola enucleator (pine grosbeak), that have a massive powerful bill
cardinal grosbeak, any of various mostly tropical American buntings, such as the cardinal and pyrrhuloxia, the males of which have brightly coloured plumage

1670s, partial translation of French grosbec; see gross + beak.


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