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evening grosbeak

noun
1.
a North American grosbeak, Coccothraustes vespertina, having yellowish, black, and white plumage.
Origin of evening grosbeak
1820-1830
1820-30, Americanism
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  • Bright red berries are an important food source for songbirds including evening grosbeak, cardinals, robins and cedar waxwings.

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