hawfinch

hawfinch

[haw-finch]
noun
a European grosbeak, Coccothraustes coccothraustes.

Origin:
1665–75; haw1 + finch

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hawfinch (ˈhɔːˌfɪntʃ)
 
n
an uncommon European finch, Coccothraustes coccothraustes, having a very stout bill and brown plumage with black-and-white wings

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