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- proper noun A taxonomic
genuswithin the family Fringillidae.
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There is only one Indian species of the other genus; this is known as the spotted-winged grosbeak (_Mycerobas melanoxanthus_), the localities in which this occurs are said to be "the Himalayas from the Hazara country to Sikkim at considerable elevations and Manipur."
In one genus of grosbeak -- _Mycerobas_ -- the bill is as deep as it is long, while in the other genus -- _Pycnorhamphus_ -- it is nearly as massive.
Name of the largest finch is Mycerobas affinis, Collared Grosbeak.